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phag·o·cyt·ic

(fag'ō-sit'ik),
Relating to phagocytes or phagocytosis.

phag·o·cyt·ic

(fag'ō-sit'ik)
Relating to phagocytes or phagocytosis.
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Regulation of the NADPH-oxidase complex of phagocytic leukocytes: recent insights from structural biology, molecular genetics, and microscopy.
Phagocytic assay: To evaluate the phagocytic capacity of PMN, the infected PMN were washed with PBS and fixed on the cover slip with methanol, followed by the Kinyoun's staining (18).
The observation of oligodendrocyte loss prior to inflammatory demyelination or lymphocyte infiltration in nascent MS lesions suggests a novel pathogenesis, namely that macrophage activity is largely scavenger in nature and is directed toward dead, rather than normal, myelin sheaths in response to the expression of phagocytic ligands such as phosphatidylserine on their external surface.
Numerous defensive cells such as lymphocytes were also observed (Figure 5), as well as abundant eosinophils showing their typical crystal-like structures inside lysosomes (Figure 6), and phagocytic mononuclear cells (Figure 7).
Peroxidase is a lysosomal enzyme, which takes part in intracellular digestion and modulation of phagocytic activity of leukocytes (Hayhoe & Quaglino; Veiga et al.; Ueda et al.; Vale et al.; Azevedo & Lunardi, 2003).
When a primary immune deficiency is suspected, it's often helpful to consider the patient's history and symptoms in terms of the four components of specific host resistance: antibody, complement, phagocytic cells, and cell-mediated immunity.
In normal hosts, a phagocytic response to colonization prevents infection.
The second half of the book provides information on bone, salivary glands, oral somatosensory systems, muscle, cartilage, temporomandibular joint, immune system, and phagocytic cells.