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heterophagosome

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noun het·ero·phago·some \ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈfag-ə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of heterophagosome

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


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