OBO ID: GO:0006909
Term Name: phagocytosis Search Ontology:
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Definition: A vesicle-mediated transport process that results in the engulfment of external particulate material by phagocytes and their delivery to the lysosome. The particles are initially contained within phagocytic vacuoles (phagosomes), which then fuse with primary lysosomes to effect digestion of the particles.0198506732
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