"Dendritic Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Specialized cells of the hematopoietic system that have branch-like extensions. They are found throughout the lymphatic system, and in non-lymphoid tissues such as SKIN and the epithelia of the intestinal, respiratory, and reproductive tracts. They trap and process ANTIGENS, and present them to T-CELLS, thereby stimulating CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY. They are different from the non-hematopoietic FOLLICULAR DENDRITIC CELLS, which have a similar morphology and immune system function, but with respect to humoral immunity (ANTIBODY PRODUCTION).
- Dendritic Cells
- Cell, Dendritic
- Cells, Dendritic
- Dendritic Cell
Interstitial Dendritic Cells
- Interstitial Dendritic Cells
- Cell, Interstitial Dendritic
- Cells, Interstitial Dendritic
- Dendritic Cell, Interstitial
- Interstitial Dendritic Cell
- Dendritic Cells, Interstitial
- Veiled Cells
- Cell, Veiled
- Cells, Veiled
- Veiled Cell
Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells
- Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells
- Cell, Plasmacytoid Dendritic
- Cells, Plasmacytoid Dendritic
- Dendritic Cell, Plasmacytoid
- Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell
- Dendritic Cells, Plasmacytoid
- Interdigitating Cells
- Cell, Interdigitating
- Cells, Interdigitating
- Interdigitating Cell
- Interdigitating Dendritic Cells
- Dendritic Cells, Interdigitating
- Cell, Interdigitating Dendritic
- Cells, Interdigitating Dendritic
- Dendritic Cell, Interdigitating
- Interdigitating Dendritic Cell
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