heterophagosome

noun
het·​ero·​phago·​some | \ ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈfag-ə-ˌsōm How to pronounce heterophagosome (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterophagosome

: a cell vacuole formed in the cytoplasm by phagocytosis or pinocytosis

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“Heterophagosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterophagosome. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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