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Descriptor in English: Monocytes
Descriptor in Spanish: Monocitos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Monócitos
Descriptor in French: Monocytes
Entry term(s): Monocyte
Tree number(s): A11.118.637.555.652
A11.148.580
A11.627.624
A11.733.547
A15.145.229.637.555.652
A15.378.316.580
A15.382.490.555.652
A15.382.670.547
A15.382.680.547
Scope note: Large, phagocytic mononuclear leukocytes produced in the vertebrate BONE MARROW and released into the BLOOD; contain a large, oval or somewhat indented nucleus surrounded by voluminous cytoplasm and numerous organelles.
Annotation: do not confuse with LEUKOCYTES, MONONUCLEAR
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 23396
Descriptor UI: D009000
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/01
Monocytes - Preferred
Concept UI M0014033
Scope note Large, phagocytic mononuclear leukocytes produced in the vertebrate BONE MARROW and released into the BLOOD; contain a large, oval or somewhat indented nucleus surrounded by voluminous cytoplasm and numerous organelles.
Preferred term Monocytes
Entry term(s) Monocyte



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