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Descriptor English: Phagocytosis
Descriptor Spanish: Fagocitosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Fagocitose
Descriptor French: Phagocytose
Entry term(s): Phagocytoses
Tree number(s): G04.417.350
G09.188.665
G12.450.564.809
G12.688
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010587
Scope note: The engulfing and degradation of microorganisms; other cells that are dead, dying, or pathogenic; and foreign particles by phagocytic cells (PHAGOCYTES).
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Related: Macrophages MeSH
DeCS ID: 10777
Unique ID: D010587
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Phagocytosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0016452
Scope note The engulfing and degradation of microorganisms; other cells that are dead, dying, or pathogenic; and foreign particles by phagocytic cells (PHAGOCYTES).
Preferred term Phagocytosis
Entry term(s) Phagocytoses



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