cytophagy
n. [Gr. kytos, container; phagein, to eat]
Cells feeding on cells.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cytophagy — cytophagic /suy teuh faj ik, fay jik/, cytophagous /suy tof euh geuhs/, adj. /suy tof euh jee/, n. the ingestion of cells by other cells. [CYTO + PHAGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cytophagy — noun The ingestion of cells by phagocytes …   Wiktionary

  • cytophagy — Devouring of other cells by phagocytes. [cyto + G. phago, to devour] * * * cy·toph·a·gy (si tofґə je) the ingestion of cells by phagocytes …   Medical dictionary

  • cytophagy — n. swallowing of cells, ingestion of cells by other cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cytophagy — cy·toph·a·gy …   English syllables

  • cytophagy — noun see cytophagic * * * cytophagic /suy teuh faj ik, fay jik/, cytophagous /suy tof euh geuhs/, adj. /suy tof euh jee/, n. the ingestion of cells by other cells. [CYTO + PHAGY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cytophagocytosis — cy·to·phago·cy·to·sis (si″to fa″go si toґsis) cytophagy …   Medical dictionary

  • citofagie — CITOFAGÍE s.f. (biol.) Înglobare a unei celule sau porţiuni de celulă de către altă celulă. – Din engl. cytophagy. Trimis de hai, 21.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  citofagíe s. f. (sil. gi e), g. d. art. citofagíei Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • cytophagic — adj. of or pertaining to cytophagy (swallowing of cells, ingestion of cells by other cells) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cytophagous — adj. of or pertaining to cytophagy (swallowing of cells, ingestion of cells by other cells) …   English contemporary dictionary

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