dendrophagocytosis

dendrophagocytosis

/den·dro·phago·cy·to·sis/ (den″dro-fag″o-si-to´sis) the absorption by microglial cells of broken portions of astrocytes.

dendrophagocytosis

(dĕn″drō-făg-ō-sī-tō′sĭs) [Gr. dendron, tree, + phagein, to eat, + kytos, cell, + osis, condition]
Absorption of portions of astrocytes by microglia cells.