microphage

noun
mi·​cro·​phage | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌfāj How to pronounce microphage (audio) 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

History and Etymology for microphage

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The first known use of microphage was in 1887

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“Microphage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microphage. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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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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