microphage

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

Definition of microphage

  1. :  a small phagocyte and especially a neutrophil or eosinophil

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microphage

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

Medical Definition of microphage

  1. :  a small phagocyte


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