Definition of Macrophages

1. Noun. (plural of macrophage) ¹

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Definition of Macrophages

1. macrophage [n] - See also: macrophage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macrophages

macrophage-1 antigen
macrophage-activating factor
macrophage activation
macrophage colony-stimulating factor
macrophage inflammatory protein
macrophage inhibition factor
macrophage migration-inhibitory factors
macrophage migration inhibition test
macrophages (current term)

Literary usage of Macrophages

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"(8), however, noted that phagocytic capacities of macrophages do seem to be ... Keusch et al. have recently reported (9) that macrophages from mice with ..."

2. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"We found that the ratio of nitrate:nitrite produced by macrophages was 1.8:1 and that ... Freshly isolated macrophages and type II cells from control rats ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Alveolar macrophages obtained from cigarette smokers or nonsmoker macrophages exposed to zymosan in vitro released 10 to 55% less cystatin С than nonsmoker ..."

4. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Pulmonary macrophages are attracted to inhaled particles through complement activation. Exp Lung Res 14:51-66 (1988). 15. Warheit DB, Hesterberg TW. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The migration of peritoneal macrophages was specifically and markedly inhibited in the presence of antigen and splenic lymphocytes from animals immunized ..."

6. Understanding the Immune System by Lydia Woods Schindler (1991)
"Inter- leukin-1, or IL-1, is a product of macrophages (and many other cells) that helps to activate B cells and T cells. IL-2, originally known as T cell ..."

7. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"The small lymphocyte may be included in this class, although it is usually considered with the second group. 2. macrophages, principally the large mono ..."

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