Translation of monocyte in Spanish:

monocyte

monocito, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɒnə(ʊ)sʌɪt//ˈmɑnəˌsaɪt/

noun

  • 1

    monocito masculine
    • Both inflammatory and antiinflammatory responses were attenuated, whereas the innate cell function of granulocytes and monocytes was preserved.
    • In response to infectious pathogens or their by-products, monocytes and macrophages generate and release proinflammatory cytokines.
    • In some animal studies, it stimulates natural killer cells and monocytes, which the immune system uses to fight off viruses.
    • Microglia, brain cells equivalent to the monocytes of the immune system, surrounded the plaques that were not yet cleared.
    • In vivo studies have demonstrated that glutamine is essential for optimal immune cell functioning for monocytes, lymphocytes and neutrophils.