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  1. Of or pertaining to phagocytes or phagocytosis.
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In general, chemotactic and phagocytic responses are significantly reduced.
This fluid contains phagocytic coelomocytes, which move through the vascular and hemal systems.
Again, the function of this mesothelium apart from the germ-cell is essentially excretory and phagocytic.
The phagocytic capacity of neutrophils remains high throughout the peripartum period but the killing capacity is impaired.
These lipid-laden phagocytic cells tend to deposit within the skin and tendons, leading to xanthomas.
The giant Cafeteria roenbergensis virus that infects a widespread marine phagocytic protist is a new member of the fourth domain of Life.

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