cytophagocytosis

cytophagocytosis

(si?to-fag?o-si-to'sis) [? + phagein, to eat, + kytos, cell, + osis, condition] Cytophagy.
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Histiocytic sarcoma (C) and Rosai-Dorfman disease (D) both demonstrate histiocytic cells with inflammatory cells within their cytoplasm; however, histiocytic sarcoma tends to show cytophagocytosis rather than the true emperipolesis of Rosai-Dorfman disease.
performed autopsy on 8 patients with H1N1 infection and reported that 5 had peripheral pulmonary vascular thrombosis and all 8 had cytophagocytosis (14).
Formed melanin is transferred to the keratinocytes takes place by exocytosis, cytophagocytosis, plasma membrane fusion or transfer by membrane vesicles.