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phag·o·cy·tize

 (făg′ə-sĭ-tīz′, -sī′-)
tr.v. phag·o·cy·tized, phag·o·cy·tiz·ing, phag·o·cy·tiz·es
To phagocytose.

phagocytize

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phagocytise

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phagocytose

vb (tr)
(Biology) biology to carry out phagocytosis

phag•o•cyt•ize

(ˈfæg əˌsaɪ taɪz, -sɪˌtaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
(of a phagocyte) to devour (material).
[1920–25]
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IFN-[gamma] is the most potent cytokine involved in the induction of cidal activity against phagocytized organisms.
The characteristic feature of "emperipolesis" (lymphocytes and erythrocytes phagocytized by histiocytes or neutrophils) is diagnostically helpful.
The following Figure 1 showing Salicinium (liquid version--Orasal[TM]) tested against six different lines of cells shows undeniably Salicinium disrupts the metabolic activity of the cell allowing the cell to self destruct and be phagocytized.
As an enzymatic antioxidant, SOD is particularly important for the intracellular destruction of phagocytized bacteria and granulocyte function (27).
28] reported that after the femeale bite, the inoculated promastigotes are phagocytized by macrophages where they change into amastigotes inside these cells then migrate with macrophages to multiply in cells of various tissues.
8A) phagocytized erythrocytes obtained from septic patients; in contrast, red blood cells (RBCs) from healthy volunteers were not phagocytized (Figs.
abortus is phagocytized by neutrophils or macrophages, T4SS is induced by virB proteins (Foulongne et al.
As a result, larger amounts of LDL-containing phagocytized particles accumulate in cellular cytoplasm mainly in the form of lipid droplets, leading to the lipid retention in the arterial wall.
Additionally, any spermatogenic cells that undergo apoptotic death before complete maturation into spermatozoa are also phagocytized by Sertoli cells (Selva et al.
Apoptotic and necrotic tumor cells are usually phagocytized by macrophages or other scavenger cells which can release digested DNA into the circulating system [70].
Products of these reactions and their secondary metabolites are responsible for killing phagocytized bacteria and viruses [2].
By inserting a carmine-soaked splinter into the mesoglea of a scyphozoan and describing the resultant accumulation of amoebocytes around this large foreign body that phagocytized the carmine, Metchnikoff pioneered the field of cellular immunology.