Phagocytes in Acute Inflammation

Often when we study inflammation in the second trimester of my physiology course, students report needing a quick reminder about the roles of the various cells involved. Here's a short overview just to bring you up to speed on the roles of various phagocytes in acute inflammation. 

Note that this isn't meant to be a full discussion of the inflammatory process. Armando Hasudungan does a great job with the big picture overview in the following two videos: 

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Camille Freeman

Hi there. I'm the hippie who started Physiology for Hippies. I'm an associate professor at MUIH, where I teach physiology to students in the herbal medicine, nutrition and yoga therapy programs. I have two small children, an overgrown garden + an endless appreciation for the human body.

Joan - 5 years ago

I love dorking out with you! Thanks for the fun overview, &, as always, your knowledge and enthusiasm!!
:) Joan

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