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XB-ANAT-3733

Anatomy Term: macrophage
XAO ID: 0005025
Synonyms: histiocyte
Definition: "A mononuclear phagocyte present in a variety of tissues, typically differentiated from monocytes, capable of phagocytosing a variety of extracellular particulate material, including immune complexes, microorganisms, and dead cells."
Stage Range: NF stage 17 to death
Marker Genes: mpo alas2 mmp1 mmp7
Antibody: Macrophage Ab1
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Parent(s): cell (is_a) circulating cell (is_a) blood (part_of) immune system (part_of)

 


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service