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|+||The reticuloendothelial system (res), part of the [[immune system]], consists of the phagocytic cells located in reticular connective tissue, primarily [[monocyte]]s and [[macrophage]]s. These cells accumulate in [[lymph nodes]] and the [[spleen]]. The kupffer cells of the [[liver]] and [[tissue]] histiocytes are also part of the res.|