phagocytize
transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: 1913 phagocytose

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • phagocytize — (Amer.) fægÉ™saɪtaɪz v. (of a phagocyte) phagocytose, devour, destroy (also phagocytise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phagocytize — /fag euh suy tuyz, si tuyz /, v.t., phagocytized, phagocytizing. (of a phagocyte) to devour (material). Also, esp. Brit., phagocytise. [1920 25; PHAGOCYTE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • phagocytize — verb To ingest (something) by phagocytosis …   Wiktionary

  • phagocytize — SYN: phagocytose. * * * phago·cy·tize also Brit phago·cy·tise fag ə sə .tīz, .sīt .īz vt, tized also Brit tised; tiz·ing also Brit tis·ing PHAGOCYTOSE * * * phago·cyt·ize (faґgo sit″īz) phagocytose …   Medical dictionary

  • phagocytize — phago·cyt·ize …   English syllables

  • phagocytize — phag•o•cyt•ize [[t]ˈfæg əˌsaɪ taɪz, sɪˌtaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing cbl (of a phagocyte) to devour (material) • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • phagocytize — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌsīd.ˌīz, səˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to consume by phagocytosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • phagocytized — phagocytize (Amer.) fægÉ™saɪtaɪz v. (of a phagocyte) phagocytose, devour, destroy (also phagocytise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phagocytizes — phagocytize (Amer.) fægÉ™saɪtaɪz v. (of a phagocyte) phagocytose, devour, destroy (also phagocytise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phagocytizing — phagocytize (Amer.) fægÉ™saɪtaɪz v. (of a phagocyte) phagocytose, devour, destroy (also phagocytise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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