Definition of Microphages

1. Noun. (plural of microphage) ¹



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Definition of Microphages

1. microphage [n] - See also: microphage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microphages

micropathology
micropattern
micropatterned
micropatterning
micropatterns
micropayment
micropayments
micropegmatite
micropegmatites
microperoxidase
microperoxisome
micropetrography
microphage
microphages (current term)
microphagocyte
microphanerophyte
microphanerophytes
microphase
microphases
microphenocryst
microphenocrystic
microphenocrysts
microphenomena
microphenomenon
microphobia
microphone
microphone boom

Literary usage of Microphages

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1. Immunity in Infective Diseases by Elie Metchnikoff (1907)
"Phagocytes.—Various categories of these cells.—Macrophages and microphages.—Part played by macro- phages in the resorption of the formed elements. ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"The macrophages sometimes contain in their protoplasm the microphages and ... Macrophages are able to swallow microphages (leucocytes), and to destroy and ..."

3. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"The microphages play an active part in all acute infections. They are the first to come in the field and for the most part are vegetarians, that is, ..."

4. Microbes & Toxins by Étienne Burnet, Charles Broquet, William Macdonald Scott (1912)
"Metchnikoff has divided the phagocytes into macrophages and microphages ... Macrophage from the peritoneum taking up polymorphs (microphages) and blood ..."

5. Vincent d'Indy, sa vie et son �uvre by Milton Joseph Rosenau, Louis Borgex (1913)
"Metchnikoff divides the phagocytes into free and fixed, macrophages and microphages. The free phagocytes are the leukocytes, lymphocytes, and other blood ..."

6. Hygiene of Communicable Diseases: A Handbook for Sanitarians, Medical by Francis Merton Munson, John Harington, Francis Randolph Packard, Fielding Hudson Garrison (1920)
"Broadly speaking, the energies of the microphages are directed primarily ... The microphages are the scouts of the defending army, the first to get in touch ..."

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