"Macrophages, Alveolar" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Round, granular, mononuclear phagocytes found in the alveoli of the lungs. They ingest small inhaled particles resulting in degradation and presentation of the antigen to immunocompetent cells.
- Macrophages, Alveolar
- Pulmonary Macrophages
- Pulmonary Macrophage
- Macrophages, Pulmonary
- Alveolar Macrophages
- Alveolar Macrophage
- Macrophage, Alveolar
- Macrophage, Pulmonary
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