Sentence Examples


  • It has, moreover, been noticed that even in cases where phagocytosis exists a greater or less extent of degeneration of the tissue may be observed before phagocytosis occurs.
  • There they show marked phagocytosis, attacking and taking up into their interior and destroying the micro-organisms in large numbers.
  • On reaching the vicinity they leave the blood stream and join in the warfare - many performing their function of phagocytosis (q.v.), others falling victims to the toxins.
  • But their disintegration is more commonly brought about by " phagocytosis " on the part of the phagocytic cells in the different organs concerned with the function of haemolysis, i.e.
  • A further application of the facts of chemiotaxis and phagocytosis has been made by Metchnikoff to the case of Inflammation.

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