Definition of Phagocyte in English :

Define Phagocyte in English

Phagocyte meaning in English

Meaning of Phagocyte in English

Pronunciation of Phagocyte in English

Phagocyte pronunciation in English

Pronounce Phagocyte in English

Phagocyte

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Noun

1. phagocyte, scavenger cell

a cell that engulfs and digests debris and invading microorganisms

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Phagocyte

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noun
an amoeboid cell or protozoan that engulfs particles, such as food substances or invading microorganisms

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Phagocyte

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noun
any cell, esp. a leukocyte, that ingests and destroys other cells, microorganisms, or other foreign matter in the blood and tissues

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Phagocyte

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n.
A cell, especially a macrophage or neutrophil of the immune system, that has the ability to engulf and destroy pathogens, waste material, and other particulate matter.

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