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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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Clearing of the blood of colloidal carbon by these phagocytic cells was observed in this study.
Concerning the effect of EMF on immune parameters, present data showed that EMF exposure increased serum total protein levels, gamma, and total globulins, phagocytosis % and phagocytic index in mice.
Phagocytic and oxidative burst activity of chicken thrombocytes to Salmonella, Escherichia coli and other bacteria.
Examination of newly forming, prephagocytic lesions suggests that oligodendrocyte death underpins the subsequent events that manifest pathologically as active demyelination; and that macrophage activity, widely held to be driven by a Th1 lymphocyte-mediated immune response toward a myelin antigen, is largely a scavenger response determined by the expression of phagocytic ligands on the plasma membranes of dying oligodendrocytes.
cruzi in vitro phagocytic activity by Swiss mice resident peritoneal macrophages, either when comparing with the control RPMI medium (51.
Complement defects are rare, and phagocytic cell defects are also pretty rare," according to the immunologist.
Most impressive is the inclusion of chapters on the immune system and phagocytic cells.
9-11) Cirrhosis has also been shown to be associated with depressed phagocytic activity within the liver, spleen and macrophages, decreased neutrophil function, and decreased levels of serum complement and fibronectin, all of which might predispose patients to a variety of infections, includi ng epidural abscesses.