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Mesh term Macrophages, Alveolar

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Macrophages

Description

Round, granular, mononuclear phagocytes found in the alveoli of the lungs. They ingest small inhaled particles resulting in degradation and presentation of the antigen to immunocompetent cells.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0