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(physiol) a macrophage that occurs in connective tissue

histiocyte his·ti·o·cyte (hĭs’tē-ə-sīt’)
A relatively inactive, immobile macrophage found in normal connective tissue. Also called fixed macrophage, histocyte.
his’ti·o·cyt’ic (-sĭt’ĭk) adj.


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