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mi·cro·phage

 (mī′krə-fāj′)
n.
A small phagocyte.

mi′cro·phag′ic adj.

microphage

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfeɪdʒ)
n
(Physiology) a polymorphonuclear leucocyte

mi•cro•phage

(ˈmaɪ krəˌfeɪdʒ)

n.
a small phagocyte, present in blood and lymph, that migrates to tissues in the inflammatory immune response.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microphage - a neutrophil that ingests small things (as bacteria)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
neutrophil, neutrophile - the chief phagocytic leukocyte; stains with either basic or acid dyes
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mi·cro·phage

n. micrófago. V.: phagocyte
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