Histiocytes are a type of immune cell that are part of the body’s defense mechanism against infections and foreign substances. They belong to the mononuclear phagocyte system including monocytes in the blood and macrophages in tissues. Histiocytes play an important role in the immune system’s response to pathogens and tissue repair and maintenance. They are …
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Inflammatory cells

What are inflammatory cells? Inflammatory cells are part of the body’s natural defense response to injury or disease. They are part of the immune system. These cells have many roles in the body such as destroying and eliminating a disease (such as a virus), calling other inflammatory cells to respond to the disease, or helping …
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