phagocyte

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phagocyte

(făg`əsīt'): see bloodblood,
fluid pumped by the heart that circulates throughout the body via the arteries, veins, and capillaries (see circulatory system; heart). An adult male of average size normally has about 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of blood.
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phagocyte

[′fag·ə‚sīt]
(cell and molecular biology)
An ameboid cell that engulfs foreign material.

phagocyte

an amoeboid cell or protozoan that engulfs particles, such as food substances or invading microorganisms
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Using up to three full watts of power, they are also designed with sophisticated Smart Technology(TM) to prevent oscillation and signal overload, thus protecting carrier cell sites from harmful interference.
The chromosome fragment was transferred from a hamster carrier cell line to a bovine cell line by a microcell fusion approach.