Medical Dictionary

heterophagy

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

Medical Definition of heterophagy

plural

heterophagies

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

heterophagic

\-rō-ˈfā-jik\play adjective

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