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phagocytose

 [fag″o-si´tōs]
to envelop and destroy bacteria and other foreign material; phagocytize.

phag·o·cy·tose

(fag'ō-si'tōz),
To perform phagocytosis, denoting the action of phagocytic cells.
Synonym(s): phagocytize

phagocytose

(făg′ə-sĭ-tōs′, -tōz′, -sī′tōs, -tōz)
tr.v. phagocy·tosed, phagocy·tosing, phagocy·toses
To phagocytize.

phag·o·cy·tose

(fag'ō-sī'tōs)
To perform phagocytosis, denoting the action of phagocytic cells.
Synonym(s): phagocytize.

phagocytose

to envelop and destroy bacteria and other foreign material; phagocytize.
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However, Vibrio-challenged hemocytes showed lower capacity to phagocytose beads.
In contrast macrophages of normal subjects phagocytose amyloid.
Additionally, activated macrophages phagocytose and degrade senescent erythrocytes for iron recycling, a TNF[alpha] induced process via damaging of erythrocyte membranes and stimulation of phagocytosis.
One source of ROS production in physiological circumstances is stimulated neutrophils which play a central role in host defence and are requited in vast numbers to sites of infections where they phagocytose and kill invading bacterial pathogens.
Malignant conditions that one should consider include carcinoma and melanoma metastatic to the salivary gland, since malignant cells may show a propensity to phagocytose hematopoietic cells.
These inventions derive from the observation that cells not normally expressing Fc receptors can be made to phagocytose antibody coated cells and immune complexes following introduction of a gene for an appropriate Fc receptor.
Several studies have demonstrated their ability to phagocytose immediately after contacting a variety of nonself material such as bacteria (Bachere et al.
The causative agent is Lacazia loboi (2), a fungus of uncertain phylogeny, which causes an inflammatory infiltrate accompanied by the formation of a granuloma in which giant cells phagocytose a larger number of fungi (3,4).
Other possible explanations for the greater toxicity of ultrafine particles relative to fine particles include decreased ability of macrophages to phagocytose ultrafine particles (Kreyling and Scheuch 2000) or inhibition of phagocytosis by ultrafine particles (Donaldson et al.
Hemocytes are considered to be the primary cellular effectors because of their ability to recognize, phagocytose and destroy a spectrum of microbes including bacteria, yeast and Perkinsus marinus meronts (La Peyre et al.
Neutrophils can produce chemokines and other inflammatory mediators that enhance accumulation of monocytes into infected lung areas (Cassatella 1995), and at least human neutrophils have been reported to be able to phagocytose and kill slow-growing mycobacteria (Jones et al.
ROS also damage cytoskeletal proteins, leading to a probable loss in defense function, because hemocyte adhesion, motility, endocytic ability and the capacity to phagocytose foreign particles all depend on the cytoskeleton (Bellomo & Mirabelli 1992).