antiphagocytic


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an·ti·phag·o·cyt·ic

(an'tē-fag-ō-sit'-ik),
Impeding or preventing the action of the phagocytes.

antiphagocytic

(ant″i-fag″ŏ-sit′ik) [ anti- + phagocytic]
Preventing or inhibiting phagocytosis.
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The antiphagocytic activity of the capsule is well established and the quantity of capsule is decisive for S.
Researchers had not previously appreciated the depth to which the MTB genome was devoted to synthesizing the antiphagocytic cell envelope, confirming its importance as a virulence factor and a possible vaccine target.
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