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- another term for phagocyte
- ‘The dying cell is finally phagocytosed by scavenger cells.’
- ‘Microglia are believed to be the scavenger cells of the central nervous system.’
- ‘This began to expand the concept of an alveolar macrophage to be more than just a phagocyte or scavenger cell and recognized it as an immune effecter cell.’
- ‘What's more, both SARS and the cat virus propagate by latching onto antibodies and then infecting scavenger cells that normally destroy germs.’
- ‘Comparison of cultures with plaque tissue and these scavenger cells, with and without the antibodies, elegantly confirmed this mechanism of amyloid plaque dissolution.’
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