Kupffer cells

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Kupf·fer cells

(kūp'fĕr),
phagocytic cells of the mononuclear phagocyte series found on the luminal surface of the hepatic sinusoids.
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Kupf·fer cells

(kup'fĕr selz)
Phagocytic cells of the mononuclear phagocyte series found on the luminal surface of the hepatic sinusoids.
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Kupffer cells

Fixed MACROPHAGE cells that line the fine blood sinuses (capillaries) of the liver and act as scavengers to remove senescent red blood cells, bacteria and other foreign material. (Karl Wilhelm von Kupffer, 1829–1902, German anatomist)
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Kupffer,

Karl W. von, German anatomist, 1829-1902.
Kupffer cell sarcoma
Kupffer cells - phagocytic cells of the mononuclear phagocyte series found on the luminal surface of the hepatic sinusoids. Synonym(s): stellate cells of liver
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