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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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Results indicated higher phagocytic index of treated groups (at dose rate of 100 and 200 mg/kg body weight), which may be due to reticuloendothelial system stimulation (Neha and Mishra, 2011; Hajra et al.
Tf incorporates iron coming from two major sources: dietary iron (both inorganic and heme iron) absorbed in the duodenum to compensate for daily iron loss and iron derived from destruction of old and effete erythrocytes by reticuloendothelial cells in the spleen and liver (Figure 3).
Splenectomy can also serve as a therapeutic option by removing the major reticuloendothelial reservoir.
The questions address such areas as anesthesia/analgesia, cardiovascular, first aid and transport, fluids and electrolytes, hematology, neurology, ophthalmology, parasites, polysystemic disease, shock/sepsis, reproduction, the reticuloendothelial system, trauma, and urinary.
The resultant protamine-heparin complex is rapidly cleared by the reticuloendothelial system16.
Spleen is the main reticuloendothelial system where anti- platelet antibodies are produced and autoantibody- platelet complex is destroyed.
8) In addition, IL-1 and TNF-[alpha] induce ferritin transcription, which increases iron storage in the reticuloendothelial system.
Leprosy is a systemic disease involving skin, nerves and the reticuloendothelial system, the liver being the commonest internal organ affected.
It also should not be forgotten that in HH, serum iron levels and the transferrin saturation rate can be within normal limits in cases with an excessive accumulation of iron in reticuloendothelial system organs and higher ferritin levels.
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by destruction of circulating antibody bound platelets by reticuloendothelial system, particularly in the spleen9.
As in tuberculosis, macrophages assist in dissemination of the organism via lymphatics and the blood to the adjacent lymph nodes and throughout the reticuloendothelial system (liver, spleen, lymph nodes, adrenal glands, and bone marrow).
5 reticuloendothelial neoplasms II(a) Hodgkin lymphomas 9 7.