Definitions for "Phagocytosis"
the process by which certain cells destroy toxins and other organic matter by wrapping their cell membrane around it, and incorporating it into the phagocytic cell, where enzymes break down the chemicals and destroy them.
The process in which certain cells (phagocytes) engulf and digest microorganisms, cellular debris, and foreign particles.
The process by which macrophages and other specialized cells engulf and digest of bacteria and other foreign particles