phagocytic index

  1. the average number of bacteria ingested per phagocyte in an incubated mixture of bacteria, phagocytes, and blood serum: used in determining the opsonic index.

Origin of phagocytic index

First recorded in 1900–05

Words Nearby phagocytic index Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023