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Related to phagocytic: phagocytosis, phagocytic index, Phagocytic cells

phag·o·cyt·ic

(fag'ō-sit'ik),
Relating to phagocytes or phagocytosis.

phagocytic

[-sit′ik]
Etymology: Gk, phagein, to eat, kytos, cell
pertaining to phagocytes or phagocytosis.

phag·o·cyt·ic

(fag'ō-sit'ik)
Relating to phagocytes or phagocytosis.

phagocytic

emanating from or pertaining to phagocytes.

phagocytic deficiency
usually related to a deficiency in opsonization or a failure of intracellular killing.
phagocytic system
phagocytic vacuole
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THC, percentage of phagocytic hemocytes, and ACP activity responded clearly to starvation stress and may be useful as prospective and efficient immunomarkers to monitor starvation stress in scallops.
Because the OPPPs belong to the category of amoeba-resisting microorganisms, a thorough investigation of the role of free-living, phagocytic amoebae in supporting the persistence of OPPPs in premise plumbing is warranted.
In the control group (100% food intake), phagocytic activity values ranged from 0.
Thus, infection or physical damage to male genital tract sets in motion the recruitment of phagocytic cells to the site of damage.
Pulmonary manifestations of uncomplicatedfalciparum and vivax malaria: Caught, small airways obstruction, impaired gas transfer, and increased pulmonary phagocytic activity.
deficiency streptococci, Haemophilus influenzae, other encapsulated bacteria Phagocytic Staphylococcus - Candida spp.
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a rare primary immunodeficiency disease of phagocytic cells, resulting from impaired function of one of five essential subunits of the reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) oxidase enzyme complex within neutrophils, eosinophils, monocytes and macrophages.
Assays of phagocytic activity revealed that both species readily phagocytose E.
Ingestion of neutrophils by macrophages appears to transform the macrophage from an inflammatory, phagocytic role to a reparative function.
The epithelioid and giant cells were the products of reticuloendothelial cell proliferation suggesting the phagocytic activity against the foreign bodies, lesions of the caseated lymph nodes corroborated with the earlier reports [3,5,6].