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phagocytose

[ fag-uh-sahy-tohs, -tohz ]
/ ˈfæg əˌsaɪ toʊs, -toʊz /

verb (used with object), phag·o·cy·tosed, phag·o·cy·tos·ing.

phagocytize.

Nearby words

phagocytic index, phagocytic pneumonocyte, phagocytin, phagocytize, phagocytolysis, phagocytose, phagocytosis, phagolysosome, phagomania, phagosome, phainopepla

Origin of phagocytose

First recorded in 1930–35; back formation from phagocytosis
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Medicine definitions for phagocytose

phagocytose

[ făgə-sĭ-tōs′, -tōz′, -sī′tōs, -tōz ]

v.

To phagocytize.
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