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Macrophages, Alveolar MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Macrophages, Alveolar
Tree Number(s)
A11.329.372.600
A11.627.482.600
A11.733.397.600
A15.382.670.522.600
A15.382.680.397.600
Unique ID
D016676
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016676
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Alveolar Macrophages
Macrophage, Pulmonary
Macrophages, Pulmonary
Pulmonary Macrophage
Pulmonary Macrophages
Previous Indexing
Macrophages (1966-1991)
Pulmonary Alveoli (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/02/14
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Macrophages, Alveolar Preferred
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