lipophage

lipophage

 [lip´o-fāj]
a cell that absorbs or ingests fat.

lip·o·phage

(lip'ō-fāj), Avoid the mispronunciation lip'ō-fahzh.
A cell that ingests fat.
[G. lipos, fat, + phagō, to eat]

lipophage

/lipo·phage/ (lip´o-fāj) a cell that absorbs or ingests fat.

lip·o·phage

(lip'ō-fāj)
A cell that ingests fat.
[G. lipos, fat, + phagō, to eat]

lipophage

a cell that absorbs or ingests fat.
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Fibrinoid necrosis of small maternal artery without an accompanying lipophage or lymphocytic component (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X40).
2), microcyst formation, membranous fat necrosis, and lipophages (Fig.
Apart from macrophages, foam cell formation is also promoted by vascular smooth muscle cells with properties of lipophages [13].
Atherosclerosis is the hardening of the tunica intima and media of arteries occasioned by the deposition1-3 of plaques containing cholesterol and its esters, lipoid materials, and lipophages.
Lipophages containing myelin breakdown products are rare.