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Categories: Phagocytes, Cellular processes
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phagocytosis  Antiphagocytic  GO:0006909  Phagocytic  Phagocytize
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Process in which phagocytes engulf and digest microorganisms and cellular debris; an important defense against infection WordNet 3.0
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Process in which phagocytes engulf and digest microorganisms and cellular debris; an important defense against infection WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Phagocytosis is the process by which a cell uses its plasma membrane to engulf a large particle, giving rise to an internal compartment called the phagosome. Wikipedia
An endocytosis process that results in the engulfment of external particulate material by phagocytes. The particles are initially contained within phagocytic vacuoles, which then fuse with primary lysosomes to effect digestion of the par Wikidata
A form of endocytosis in which a cell incorporates a particle by extending pseudopodia and drawing the particle into a vacuole of its cytoplasm. Wiktionary
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