Term: brain macrophage
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: brain
Synonyms: brain structure, ZFA:0001661
Definition: Cavitated compound organ which is comprised of gray and white matter and surrounds the cerebral ventricular system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000008]
Name: macrophage
Synonyms: histiocyte
Definition: A mononuclear phagocyte present in variety of tissues, typically differentiated from monocytes, capable of phagocytosing a variety of extracellular particulate material, including immune complexes, microorganisms, and dead cells.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009141]