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Descriptor English:   Kupffer Cells 
Descriptor Spanish:   Macrófagos del Hígado 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Macrófagos do Fígado 
Synonyms English:   Cells, Kupffer  
Tree Number:   A11.329.372.588
A11.627.482.588
A11.733.397.588
A15.382.670.522.588
A15.382.680.397.588
Definition English:   Specialized phagocytic cells of the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM found on the luminal surface of the hepatic sinusoids. They filter bacteria and small foreign proteins out of the blood, and dispose of worn out red blood cells. 
Indexing Annotation English:   also called reticuloendothelial cells of liver
History Note English:   73 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   7904 
Unique Identifier:   D007728 

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