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phagolysosome

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noun phago·ly·so·some \ˌfag-ə-ˈlī-sə-sōm\

Medical Definition of phagolysosome

  1. :  a digestive vesicle formed within a cell by the fusion of a phagosome containing ingested material and a lysosome containing hydrolytic enzymes

phagolysosomal

\-ˌlī-sə-ˈsō-məl\play adjective

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