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Macrophages, Alveolar

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Description of Macrophages, Alveolar

Macrophages, Alveolar: Round, granular, mononuclear phagocytes found in the alveoli of the lungs. They ingest small inhaled particles resulting in degradation and presentation of the antigen to immunocompetent cells.
Source: MeSH 2007

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