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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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The placenta secretes numerous cytokines that direct maternal Th cells away from the more aggressively phagocytic Th1 subtype (Th1 activates phagocytes and killer cells) and toward the Th2 type.
In the present study, phagocytes activated with NBT were significantly increased by the supplementation of dietary [alpha]-TA (Figure 1).
Improved phagocyte response by co-amoxiclav in renal transplant recipients.
by covering it with complement or antibodies) so that it can be ingested by phagocytes.
This is consistent with the findings that phagocytes (mainly M[empty set]s and PMNs) and lymphocytes are the crucial elements of immune response to tumors in hosts.
Phagocyte/Phagocytosis--The process of ingestion and digestion by phagocytes (special white blood cells) of bacteria, dead tissue, or foreign particles.
Aucun mot en francarabe ne phagocyte les qacidates.
The researchers looked at interleukin-2 production, phagocyte activity, surface markers on splenocytes, and antibody response.
Immunologists, microbial geneticists, cell and molecular biologists, and other scientists from around the world outline the biology underlying different phagocyte lineages, the properties and functions of the phagosome, the link between innate and acquired immunity, the development of specific cellular and humoral immune responses, and different infection models and how the phagocytes respond to control the infection and improve protective immunity.
In 2 other deaths, the patients experienced myocarditis (likely viral) or generalized lymphadenopathy and mononuclear phagocyte system activation.