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heterophagy

noun het·er·oph·a·gy \ ˌhet-ə-ˈräf-ə-jē \

medical Definition of heterophagy

plural heterophagies
:digestion in a fused vacuole and lysosome of material taken into a cell by phagocytosis or pinocytosis

heterophagic

play \-rō-ˈfā-jik\ adjective

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