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  • n. Plural form of phagocytosis.


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  • The RPE, which is adjacent to the photoreceptors and rests on Bruch's membrane, phagocytoses and digests the distal parts of the outer segments of the photoreceptors each day

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  • In the mouse, the CD8α+ subset of dendritic cells phagocytoses dead cell remnants and cross-primes CD8+ T cells against cell-associated antigens.

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