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Term: retina 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: retina
Synonyms: retinas
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that contains the retinal neural layer and the retinal pigmented epithelium, and develops from the optic cup.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000152]
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]