Mesangial cells in the kidney

(a) Monocyte

(a) Monocyte

Mesangial Cells Kidney
(b) Macrophage
Macrophage Lysosomes

Phagosome

Pseudopodia

Phagolysosome

FIGURE 2-8

Lysosome

Typical morphology of a monocyte and a macrophage. Macrophages are five- to tenfold larger than monocytes and contain more organelles, especially lysosomes.

Phagosome

Pseudopodia

Phagolysosome

FIGURE 2-8

Lysosome

Typical morphology of a monocyte and a macrophage. Macrophages are five- to tenfold larger than monocytes and contain more organelles, especially lysosomes.

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