Definition of Histiocytes

1. Noun. (plural of histiocyte) ¹



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Definition of Histiocytes

1. histiocyte [n] - See also: histiocyte

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Histiocytes

histidine permease
histidinemia
histidines
histidino
histidinol
histidinol-phosphatase
histidins
histidinuria
histidyl
histidyls
histie
histing
histio-
histioblast
histiocyte
histiocytes (current term)
histiocytic
histiocytic leukaemia
histiocytic leukemia
histiocytic lymphoma
histiocytoma
histiocytoses
histiocytosis
histiocytosis Y
histiocytosis x
histiogenic
histioid
histiology
histioma
histionic

Literary usage of Histiocytes

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1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"These experiments showed that histiocytes are in the lungs in far larger numbers than has been hitherto admitted; further, that phagocytosis occurs in the ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"... them to be included in the large group termed histiocytes,4 or resting wandering cells.6 They correspond roughly to the macrophages of Metchnikoff. ..."

3. Glossary of HIV/Aids-related Terms edited by Barry Leonard (1995)
"... form of pneumonia that involves the lower lobes (of the lungs) with extensive alveolar infiltration by mature lymphocytes, plasma cells and histiocytes. ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Ultrastructurally, they appear as masses of bacilli-like bodies. The histiocytes are present in heart, lung, spleen, pancreas, retroperitoneal tissues, ..."

5. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"The splenic lesions seen in one case consisted of granulation tissue with large numbers of histiocytes. Small foci of vacuolated hepatic cells were seen in ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"In our series: (a) the products of myelin degeneration in the form of fat-laden histiocytes were no more numerous in the overwhelming majority of cases than ..."

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