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histiocyte

Term: histiocyte
Literally meaning: tissue cell
Origin: Anc Greek
ιστός / histos(=warp, web) > ίστημι/istimi(=stand, inhibit)
κυτίον/cytion(=box, container) à
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Definition
A histiocyte is a large cell that is part of the mononuclear phagocyte of immune system found in normal connective tissue.   

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