microphage

microphage

[mahy-kruh-feyj]
noun Immunology.
a small phagocytic cell in blood or lymph, especially a polymorphonuclear leukocyte.

Origin:
1885–90; micro- + -phage

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microphage mi·cro·phage (mī'krə-fāj')
n.
A small phagocytic white blood cell.

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