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Macrophages, Alveolar

Round, granular, mononuclear phagocytes found in the alveoli of the lungs. They ingest small inhaled particles resulting in degradation and presentation of the antigen to immunocompetent cells.

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): A11.329.372.600, A11.627.482.600, A11.733.397.600, A15.382.670.522.600, A15.382.680.397.600

MeSH Unique ID: D016676

Entry Terms:

  • Pulmonary Macrophages
  • Pulmonary Macrophage
  • Macrophages, Pulmonary
  • Alveolar Macrophages
  • Alveolar Macrophage
  • Macrophage, Alveolar
  • Macrophage, Pulmonary

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