noun. a widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells.
- reticuloendothelial system
- system of macrophages
- immune system
- merit system
Rhymes with Res
Sentences with res
1. Verb, 3rd person singular present
2. Noun, plural
Remember that epic poems begin "in medias res," which means in the middle of the action.
Quotes about res
1. Rem tene, verba sequentur: grasp the subject, and the words will follow. This, I believe, is the opposite of what happens with poetry, which is more a case of verba tene, res sequenter: grasp the words, and the subject will follow.
- Umberto Eco, Postscript to the Name of the Rose