Langerhans cells

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

[P. Langerhans (1847–88), German physician and anatomist]

1. The cells of the pancreas that produce insulin.

2. Antigen-presenting dendritic cells (macrophages) found in epithelium and epidermis.

Subjects: Dentistry.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.