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1. phagocytosis

noun. process in which phagocytes engulf and digest microorganisms and cellular debris; an important defense against infection.

Synonyms

  • bodily process
  • activity
  • bodily function

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • inactivity
  • discontinuance
  • assembly

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Example sentences of the word phagocytosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
The antibodies then track down all of the antigen of this type that they can find, bind to them and use destroy them using phagocytosis.

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