Sentence Examples


  • He also showed that the development of artificial immunity is attended by the appearance of phagocytosis; also, when an anti-serum is injected into an animal, the phagocytes which formerly were indifferent might move towards and destroy the bacteria.
  • There they show marked phagocytosis, attacking and taking up into their interior and destroying the micro-organisms in large numbers.
  • This opsonin of normal serum is very labile, being rapidly destroyed at 55° C.; that is, a serum heated at this temperature has practically no greater effect in aiding phagocytosis than normal salt solution has.
  • The behaviour of certain cells, especially leucocytes, with regard to anti-bacterial sera, the presence of phagocytosis cannot be regarded as the essence of immunity, but rather the evidence of its existence.
  • A further application of the facts of chemiotaxis and phagocytosis has been made by Metchnikoff to the case of Inflammation.