hemophagocyte

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hemophagocyte

/he·mo·phago·cyte/ (-fag´o-sīt) a phagocyte that destroys blood cells.

he·mo·phag·o·cyte

(hē'mō-fag'ŏ-sīt)
A cell that engulfs and destroys blood cells, especially erythrocytes.
Synonym(s): haemophagocyte.

hemophagocyte

(hē″mō-făg′ō-sīt) [″ + ″ + kytos, cell]
A phagocyte that ingests red blood cells.

hemophagocyte

a cell that destroys blood corpuscles.