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Meaning of macrophage

mac•ro•phage

Pronunciation: (mak'ru-fāj"), [key]
— n. Cell Biol.
  1. a large white blood cell, occurring principally in connective tissue and in the bloodstream, that ingests foreign particles and infectious microorganisms by phagocytosis.
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