Definition of Phagocyte
Phagocyte: A cell that can engulf particles, such as bacteria and other microorganisms or foreign matter. The principal phagocytes include the neutrophils and monocytes, both of which are types of white blood cells.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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