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Summary Information: Monocytes

Monocytes: Monocytes are a type of white blood cell. Monocytes are scavengers that have the ability to leave the bloodstream and move to the site of a tissue injury. Here they transform into macrophages, which digest dead or damaged tissue. They can also destroy cancer cells.

Conditions that can afflict the monocytes include leukemia, leukopenia, genetic abnormalities, monocytosis, monocytopenia, chemotherapy, and corticosteroid use.

Closely Related Organs: Monocytes

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Monocytes

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Sub Parts: Monocytes

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Monocytes

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Organ types: White blood cells (5), Immune system (145)

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