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.
eMedicineHealth Medical Reference from Healthwise
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2014 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.