opsonophilia

op·so·no·phil·i·a

(op'sŏ-nō-fil'ē-ă),
The condition in which bacteria readily unite with opsonins, thereby sensitizing them for more effective phagocytosis.
[opsonin + G. phileō, to love]
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opsonophilia

(ŏp″sō-nō-fĭl′ē-ă) [″ + philein, to love]
Affinity for opsonins.
opsonophilic, adjective
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