Macrophages are white blood cells that are able to surround, engulf, and digest microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Macrophages also stimulate action in the immune system.
Current as of: May 24, 2016
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Ken Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology
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