HyperDic: phagocytosis

English > 1 sense of the word phagocytosis:
NOUNprocessphagocytosisprocess in which phagocytes engulf and digest microorganisms and cellular debris
English > phagocytosis: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningProcess in which phagocytes engulf and digest microorganisms and cellular debris; an important defense against infection.
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishfagocitosis
Catalanfagocitosi

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