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cytophagy

[sahy-tof-uh-jee]
noun
  1. the ingestion of cells by other cells.
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Origin of cytophagy

Related formscy·to·phag·ic [sahy-tuh-faj-ik, -fey-jik] /ˌsaɪ təˈfædʒ ɪk, -ˈfeɪ dʒɪk/, cy·toph·a·gous [sahy-tof-uh-guh s] /saɪˈtɒf ə gəs/, adjective
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cytophagy in Medicine

cytophagy

(sī-tŏfə-jē)
n.
  1. The ingestion of cells by phagocytes.
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