Definition of macrophage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

macrophage

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmækrəfeɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmækrəfeɪdʒ//
 
(biology)
 
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a large cell that is able to remove harmful substances from the body, and is found in blood and tissue
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: macrophage