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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of phagocyte.


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  • a virus and experiments had disclosed the fact that the phagocytes of normal blood can protect ingested bacteria from antibodies present in the surrounding medium, as long as they themselves remain alive and will even shield from a markedly hemolytic serum the phagocyted red cells from a foreign species.

    Peyton Rous - Nobel Lecture


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