phagocytic index

noun

Medical Definition of phagocytic index

: a measure of phagocytic activity determined by counting the number of bacteria ingested per phagocyte during a limited period of incubation of a suspension of bacteria and phagocytes in serum

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“Phagocytic index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phagocytic%20index. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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