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Without macrophages, wound healing is delayed. Why?
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Without macrophages, wound healing is delayed. Why?

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Without macrophages, wound healing is delayed. Why?
Apr 10, 2012

Macrophages are large, irregularly shaped cells that act as key defenders that avidly phagocytize a broad variety of foreign materials, ranging from foreign molecules to entire bacteria to dust particles. This "big eater" also disposes of dead tissue cells, which helps to clean out the wound, allowing for granulation tissue to form.



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