phagosome

noun

phago·​some ˈfag-ə-ˌsōm How to pronounce phagosome (audio)
: a membrane-bound vesicle that encloses particulate matter taken into the cell by phagocytosis

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“Phagosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phagosome. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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