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Descriptor English: Cytophagocytosis
Descriptor Spanish: Citofagocitosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Citofagocitose
Descriptor French: Cytophagocytose
Entry term(s): Cannibalism, Cell
Cell Cannibalism
Cell Phagocytosis
Cytophagocytoses
Cytophagy
Phagocytosis, Cell
Tree number(s): G04.165.249
G04.417.350.545
G09.188.665.500
G12.450.564.809.500
G12.688.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057899
Scope note: The engulfment and degradation of cells by other cells.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Phagocytosis (1962-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
DeCS ID: 54326
Unique ID: D057899
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Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Cytophagocytosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0539696
Scope note The engulfment and degradation of cells by other cells.
Preferred term Cytophagocytosis
Entry term(s) Cannibalism, Cell
Cell Cannibalism
Cell Phagocytosis
Cytophagocytoses
Cytophagy
Phagocytosis, Cell



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