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reticuloendothelial system

reticuloendothelial system (RES) (ri-tik-yoo-loh-en-doh-theel-iăl) n. a community of phagocytes that is spread throughout the body. The RES is concerned with defence against microbial infection and with the removal of worn-out blood cells from the bloodstream. See also spleen.

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reticuloendothelial system

reticuloendothelial system See mononuclear phagocyte system.

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