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macrophage

[′mak·rə‚fāj]
(histology)
A large phagocyte of the reticuloendothelial system. Also known as a histiocyte.
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After an initial acute inflammatory step, suture threads were progressively outlined by connective tissue and colonized by macrophagic cells.
Macrophagic myofasciitis: characterization and pathophysiology.
(A) Scanning magnification showing necrosis of the epidermis, occluded vessels in the superficial and mid dermis, a mainly perineural and periadnexal macrophagic infiltrate and a large infiltrated vessel in the subcutaneous fat (hematoxylin and eosin, 20X); (B) Necrosis of the epidermis, haemorrhages and occluded vessels in the superficial and mid dermis, without vasculitis (hematoxylin and eosin, 100X); (C) Small vessel of the superficial dermis occluded by a thrombus and without vasculitic changes (hematoxylin and eosin, 200X); (D) A large subcutaneous vein shows a macrophagic infiltrate in the wall (hematoxylin and eosin, 100X).
Cherin et al., "Macrophagic myofasciitis: an emerging entity," The Lancet, vol.
Macrophagic myofasciitis was first reported by Gherardi et al in 1998.
Aluminium phagocytosis in quadriceps muscle following vaccination in children: relationship to macrophagic myofasciitis.
Histopathologic examination of tissue sections stained with hematoxylin and eosin (3) showed a severe, diffuse, macrophagic bacterial peritonitis.
Four true isoenzymes of ACP, namely, lysosomal, prostatic, macrophagic, and erythrocytic, have been identified on the basis of their origin and genetic encoding.
TGFbeta3 (with probable antifibrotic effects) was positive in all oral specimens in macrophages either intense or mild positivity, while less than half of the cutaneous fragments showed macrophagic positivity.
Cytologic examination of the aspirates from the mass showed macrophagic inflammation with abundant beaded rod-shaped bacteria, and degenerating epithelial cells.
Choi et al., "Opposing functions of microglial and macrophagic TNFR2 in the pathogenesis of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis," Cell Reports, vol.
Lazic et al., "Monocytic/ macrophagic pneumonitis after intrabronchial deposition of vascular endothelial growth factor in neonatal lambs," Veterinary Pathology, vol.