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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
granulocyte activation +   
macrophage activation +   
mast cell activation +   
The change in morphology and behavior of a mast cell resulting from exposure to a cytokine, chemokine, soluble factor, or to (at least in mammals) an antigen which the mast cell has specifically bound via IgE bound to Fc-epsilonRI receptors.
monocyte activation +   
myeloid cell activation involved in immune response +   
myeloid dendritic cell activation +   

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Definition Sources: GOC:mgi_curators, ISBN:0781735149

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