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What are macrophages doing in me?
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology
In brief: Macrophages are the
Tissue phase of wbcs called monocytes.
You can think of them as scavengers, helping to "clean up" areas of prior inflammation or infection.

In brief: Macrophages are the
Tissue phase of wbcs called monocytes.
You can think of them as scavengers, helping to "clean up" areas of prior inflammation or infection.
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