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MP term:foam cell reticulosis
Synonym: increased foam cell number
MP id: MP:0009841
Definition: an increase in cells with a vacuolated appearance due to abnormal deposition and retention of lipoproteins and derived from or related to the group of cells having the ability to take up and sequester inert particles and vital dyes, including macrophages and macrophage precursors, specialized endothelial cells lining the sinusoids of the liver, spleen, and bone marrow, and macrophages of lymphatic tissue and fibroblasts of bone marrow
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mammalian phenotype
        is-acellular phenotype
                is-aabnormal cell morphology
                        is-aabnormal foam cell morphology
                                is-aabnormal macrophage derived foam cell morphology +
                                is-afoam cell reticulosis [MP:0009841] (23 genotypes, 23 annotations)
                                        is-aincreased macrophage derived foam cell number

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