Share this entry

phagocyte
American English: /ˈfæɡəˌsaɪt/
British English: /ˈfaɡə(ʊ)sʌɪt/

Translation of phagocyte in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Histologic studies have shown polymetric birefringent particles surrounded by mononuclear phagocytes and multinucleated foreign body giant cells.
    • Fc receptors mediate various effects on immune cells, including proliferation of B cells and phagocytosis by phagocytes.
    • Following IVIG therapy in patients with ITP, platelet counts generally rise, apparently by Fc receptor blockade of splenic phagocytes and other reticuloendothelial cells.

Definition of phagocyte in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day coiffeur
    Pronunciation: kwäˈfər
    noun
    a hairdresser
    Cultural fact of the day

    comarca

    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.