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phagocytose

verb phago·cy·tose \-sə-ˌtōs, -sī-, -ˌtōz\
phago·cy·tosedphago·cy·tos·ing

Definition of PHAGOCYTOSE

transitive verb
:  to consume by phagocytosis

Origin of PHAGOCYTOSE

back-formation from phagocytosis
First Known Use: 1905
Medical Dictionary

phagocytose

transitive verb phago·cy·tose \-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\
phago·cy·tosedphago·cy·tos·ing

Medical Definition of PHAGOCYTOSE

:  to consume by phagocytosis

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