noun Cell Biology.
Related formsphag·o·cyt·ic [fag-uh-sit-ik] /ˌfæg əˈsɪt ɪk/, adjectivenon·phag·o·cyt·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for phagocyte
In that article he expounded the phagocyte theory of immunity.
I believe that, this evening, the phagocyte theory is the richer by many friends.
However, the general impression of the Congress was clearly favourable to the phagocyte theory.
After five minutes the germ let go and the phagocyte slunk away.The Universe a Vast Electric Organism|George Woodward Warder
Once again the phagocyte theory rose triumphant from the test.