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Mononuclear phagocyte

Definition

noun

A leucocyte containing of a single nucleus and capable of phagocytosis.


Supplement

Mononuclear phagocytes include monocytes or macrophages, and other differentiated phagocytes but not including the polymorphonuclear cells.


See also: macrophage, monocyte


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