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Definition of "phagocytic" []

  • Of or pertaining to phagocytes or phagocytosis (adjective)

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Use "phagocytic" in a sentence
  • ""There can be little doubt that the state of immunity which one attack of certain fevers confers against future attacks depends partly upon what is called the phagocytic action of leucocytes."
  • "The study specifically demonstrated the "phagocytic respiratory burst of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMN) and monocytes were enhanced in adults that had been adjusted by chiropractors.""
  • "By the time agnathans appear on the scene, over 300 million years of evolution have resulted in phagocytic protolympocytes armed with non-rearranging Ig molecules, a valuable part of the innate immune system, ideally poised to take advantage of a fortuitous insertion of the transposon RAG elements resulting in adaptive immunity."