phagolysosome

noun
phago·​ly·​so·​some | \ ˌfag-ə-ˈlī-sə-sōm How to pronounce phagolysosome (audio) \

Medical Definition of phagolysosome

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

Other Words from phagolysosome

phagolysosomal \ -​ˌlī-​sə-​ˈsō-​məl How to pronounce phagolysosome (audio) \ adjective

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“Phagolysosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phagolysosome. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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