phagocytic activity


phagocytic activity
фагоцитарная активность

English-Russian small dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • phagocytic index — n a measure of phagocytic activity determined by counting the number of bacteria ingested per phagocyte during a limited period of incubation of a suspension of bacteria and phagocytes in serum * * * any arbitrary measure of the ability of… …   Medical dictionary

  • phagocytic index — noun : a measure of phagocytic activity determined by counting the number of bacteria ingested per phagocyte during a limited period of incubation of a suspension of bacteria and phagocytes in serum * * * the average number of bacteria ingested… …   Useful english dictionary

  • phagocytic dysfunction disorders — a group of immunodeficiency conditions characterized by disordered phagocytic activity; disorders may be extrinsic (e.g., suppression of the number of phagocytes by immunosuppressive agents, or dysfunction caused by corticosteroids) or intrinsic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kupffer cells — phagocytic cells that line the sinusoids of the liver (see macrophage). They are particularly concerned with the formation of bile and are often seen to contain fragments of red blood cells and pigment granules that are derived from the breakdown …   Medical dictionary

  • Microglia — Code TH H2.00.06.2.00004 Microglia are a type of glial cell that are the resident macrophages of the brain and spinal cord, and thus act as the first and main form of active immune defense in the central nervous system (CNS). Microglia constitute …   Wikipedia

  • Dust cell — A dust cell (or alveolar macrophage) is a type of macrophage found in the pulmonary alveolus, near the pneumocytes, but separated from the wall.Activity of the dust cells is relatively high, because they are located at one of the major boundaries …   Wikipedia

  • Alveolar macrophage — Micrograph showing hemosiderin laden alveolar marcophages, as seen in a pulmonary haemorrhage. H E stain. An alveolar macrophage (or dust cell) is a type of macrophage found in the pulmonary alveolus, near the pneumocytes, but separated from the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Macrophage — A type of white blood that ingests (takes in) foreign material. Macrophages are key players in the immune response to foreign invaders such as infectious microorganisms. Blood monocytes migrate into the tissues of the body and there differentiate …   Medical dictionary

  • reticuloendothelial system — Immunol. the aggregate of the phagocytic cells, including certain cells of the bone marrow, lymphatic system, liver, and spleen, that have reticular and endothelial characteristics and function in the immune system s defense against foreign… …   Universalium

  • Opsonin — Action of opsonins; a phagocytic cell recognises the opsonin on the surface of an antigen An opsonin is any molecule that targets an antigen for an immune response. However, the term is usually used in reference to molecules that act as a binding …   Wikipedia