"Kupffer Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Specialized phagocytic cells of the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM found on the luminal surface of the hepatic sinusoids. They filter bacteria and small foreign proteins out of the blood, and dispose of worn out red blood cells.
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