reticuloendothelial system


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reticuloendothelial system

[rə¦tik·yə·lō‚en·dō′thē·lē·əl ‚sis·təm]
(anatomy)
The macrophage system, including all phagocytic cells such as histiocytes, macrophages, reticular cells, monocytes, and microglia, except the granular white blood cells. Abbreviated RES. Also known as hematopoietic system; reticular system.
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Aspects of the lymphoid and reticuloendothelial systems in the plaice-Pleuronectes platessa.
5 nm, while particles larger than that are mainly taken up by the reticuloendothelial system where they end up in the liver and spleen (20).
Multiple transfusions result in iron deposits in the reticuloendothelial system, heart and endocrine system.
liposomal formulations facilitate deposition of this drug into the reticuloendothelial system with higher dose concentrations in the central nervous system (8).
A larger dose of IV iron, such as 1 gram administered over a few weeks, can replenish storage iron in the reticuloendothelial system, increase hemoglobin (Hb) levels, and lower erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) requirements (Coyne et al.
This individual variation in CK activity may be associated with differences in the rate of CK clearance by muscle and the reticuloendothelial system, (8) and not related to physical activity, gender, or muscle mass.
9]/l, caused by autoantibodies that bind to thrombocytes and thus trigger their premature destruction by the reticuloendothelial system, mainly in the spleen.
The pathophysiology is thought to involve inhalation of the pathogen, followed by its passage from the lungs into the bloodstream and from there to the reticuloendothelial system, where the fungus overwhelms the young child's still-developing immune system.
Vitamin A deficiency contributes to anaemia by immobilising iron in the reticuloendothelial system, reducing haemopoiesis and increasing susceptibility to infections.
Measurements of phagocytosis by the reticuloendothelial system, blood hemolysin, and the weights of immune organs
1982) observed the particle in only the lung and the reticuloendothelial system; the presence of the particle in the reticuloendothelial system reflects the transport of PM after sequestration within phagocytes, because the particles are always detected within these cells at these sites.