[ hĕt′ə-rŏf′ə-jē ]
Digestion within a cell of a substance taken in by phagocytosis from the cell's environment.
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It is an “isophagy” which occurs in place of “heterophagy” (eating of others).Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot