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Term: vitreous 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: vitreous
Synonyms: vitreous body, vitreous humor
Definition: Portion of organism substance that is a gelatinous extracellular matrix structure that fills the vitreous cavity of the eye.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005561]
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]