induced phagocytosis


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in·duced phag·o·cy·to·sis

phagocytosis occurring when bacteria are subjected to the action of opsonins in blood and then brought in contact with leukocytes.
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in·duced pha·go·cy·to·sis

(in-dūst fag'ŏ-sī-tōsis)
Process in which bacteria are subjected to the action of opsonins in blood and then brought in contact with leukocytes.
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induced phagocytosis

Phagocytosis that is stimulated by the presence of opsonins such as antibodies.
See also: phagocytosis
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