phagocytose

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verb phago·cy·tose \ˈfa-gə-sə-ˌtōs, -sī-, -ˌtōz\

Definition of phagocytose

phagocytosed

;

phagocytosing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to consume by phagocytosis

Origin and Etymology of phagocytose

back-formation from phagocytosis


First Known Use: 1905


Medical Dictionary

phagocytose

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transitive verb phago·cy·tose \-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Medical Definition of phagocytose

phagocytosed

;

phagocytosing

  1. :  to consume by phagocytosis


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