microphage

noun
mi·cro·phage | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌfāj also -ˌfäzh \

Definition of microphage 

: a small phagocyte and especially a neutrophil or eosinophil

First Known Use of microphage

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of microphage was in 1887

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microphage

noun
mi·cro·phage | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌfāj also -ˌfäzh \

Medical Definition of microphage 

: a small phagocyte

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