cytophagy

cytophagy

 [si-tof´ah-je]
the ingestion of cells by phagocytes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cy·toph·a·gy

(sī-tof'ă-jē),
Devouring of other cells by phagocytes.
[cyto- + G. phagō, to devour]
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cy·toph·a·gy

(sī-tof'ă-jē)
Devouring of other cells by phagocytes.
[cyto- + G. phagō, to devour]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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