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Term: eye 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: eye
Synonyms: eyes
Definition: Cavitated compound organ that consists of the neural retina, lens, cornea and iris and is the sensory apparatus of the visual system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000107]
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]