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A small phagocyte.
(Physiology) a polymorphonuclear leucocyte
a small phagocyte, present in blood and lymph, that migrates to tissues in the inflammatory immune response.
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|Noun||1.||microphage - a neutrophil that ingests small things (as bacteria)|
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
n. micrófago. V.: phagocyte