phagocytic

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Related to phagocytic system: reticuloendothelial cells, mononuclear phagocytes

phag·o·cyt·ic

(fag'ō-sit'ik),
Relating to phagocytes or phagocytosis.

phagocytic

[-sit′ik]
Etymology: Gk, phagein, to eat, kytos, cell
pertaining to phagocytes or phagocytosis.

phag·o·cyt·ic

(fag'ō-sit'ik)
Relating to phagocytes or phagocytosis.

phagocytic

emanating from or pertaining to phagocytes.

phagocytic deficiency
usually related to a deficiency in opsonization or a failure of intracellular killing.
phagocytic system
phagocytic vacuole
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In cases of hemorrhagic dengue, the massive penetration of virus into the mononuclear phagocytic system provokes liberation of chemical mediators that stimulate basophils to secrete large quantities of histamine, activating the complement system and coagulation mechanisms.
Our observations have the following implications: a) the visualization of red fluorescence (Figure 4A-C) suggest aggregation of a large number of QD705 nanocrystals in situ because fluorescence from one or a few particles of QD705 would have been invisible under the microscope; b) a major mechanism of disposition of QD705 involves mononuclear phagocytic system and organs.
The histiocytosis are an important group of diseases that involve the mononuclear phagocytic system and consist of proliferation of macrophages in different organs and sys-tems.
Body iron stores are found associated with ferritin mainly in the hepatocytes and the mononuclear phagocytic system (13).
Diseases of the mononuclear phagocytic system (the so-called reticuloendothelial system).