a large macrophage, found in connective tissue, that participates in the body's reaction to infection and injury
Origin of histiocytefrom Classical Greek histion, web, diminutive of histos (see histo-) + -cyte
A macrophage or dendritic cell that is usually immobile and is found in organs and tissues.
Origin of histiocyteGreek histion web diminutive of histos ; see stā- in Indo-European roots. -cyte
- a macrophage, derived from bone marrow, found in connective tissue