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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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Ellis et al (1976) observed that the fixed and free phagocytic cells are involved in the clearance of colloidal carbon from the blood of plaice; it is therefore an active process.
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.
For example, deep-seated Staphylococcus aureus infections suggest a phagocytic cell defect.
In normal hosts, a phagocytic response to colonization prevents infection.
The second half of the book provides information on bone, salivary glands, oral somatosensory systems, muscle, cartilage, temporomandibular joint, immune system, and phagocytic cells.