Reticuloendothelial



[ri-tik-yuh-loh-en-doh-thee-lee-uh l] /rɪˌtɪk yə loʊˌɛn doʊˈθi li əl/
adjective, Cell Biology.
1.
pertaining to, resembling, or involving cells of the reticuloendothelial system.
2.
of a cell, having both reticular and endothelial characteristics.
reticuloendothelial
/rɪˌtɪkjʊləʊˌɛndəʊˈθiːlɪəl/
adjective
1.
(physiol) denoting or relating to a bodily system that consists of all the cells able to ingest bacteria, colloidal particles, etc, with the exception of the leucocytes; it includes the lymphatic system and the spleen See also macrophage

reticuloendothelial re·tic·u·lo·en·do·the·li·al (rĭ-tĭk’yə-lō-ěn’dō-thē’lē-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being the widely diffused bodily system constituting all phagocytic cells except certain white blood cells.

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