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phagocyte

noun [C] uk   /ˈfæɡ.ə.saɪt/  us   /-oʊ-/ specialized
a type of cell in the body that can surround things and swallow them, especially a white blood cell that protects the body against infection by destroying bacteria
Translations of “phagocyte”
in Vietnamese thực bào…
in Spanish Fagocito…
in Thai เซลล์กลืนกิน…
in Malaysian fagosit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吞噬細胞…
in Indonesian fagosit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吞噬细胞…
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