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Res

1. A property owned by a trust.

2. In law, a matter about which litigation takes place.

In both cases, the word derives from the Latin word meaning "thing."
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The Technetium-99m sulfur colloid test of the liver and spleen was first used to diagnose splenosis due to the ability of the radio-labeled colloid to localize in the reticuloendothelial system.
1) It is an autosomal recessive disorder resulting in an accumulation of glucocerebroside within cells of the reticuloendothelial system (spleen, liver, and bone marrow) as well as the lymph nodes, tonsils, and thymus.
Medial hypothalamic stimulation decreases the phagocytic activity of the reticuloendothelial system.
He began to wonder if there might be a way to isolate phages that could avoid the reticuloendothelial system.
Abnormal shaped RBCs are rapidly destroyed by the reticuloendothelial system particularly spleen leading to microcytic hypochromic anemia, splenomegaly and iron overload.
They survive within the macrophages of the reticuloendothelial system and disseminate via the systemic circulation, thereby causing infection.
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia (AIHA) is an acquired clinical condition characterised by the production of antibodies that bind to the surface of circulating erythrocytes, leading to haemolysis, and shortened red blood cell (RBC) survival with elimination by the reticuloendothelial system.
The debris travels with the circulation back to the lungs where the reticuloendothelial system reabsorbs the particulates.
Neutralizing autoantibodies affect the activation of FXIII or the activity of activated FXIII, whereas the nonneutralizing autoantibodies reduce FXIII subunits by forming an immune complex with them, where they are then cleared from the plasma by the reticuloendothelial system.
Soft tissue can be defined as "nonepithelial extraskeletal tissue of the body exclusive of the reticuloendothelial system, glia, and supporting tissue of various parenchymal organs".
As in tuberculosis, macrophages assist in dissemination of the organism via lymphatics and the blood to the adjacent lymph nodes and throughout the reticuloendothelial system (liver, spleen, lymph nodes, adrenal glands, and bone marrow).