Definition of Heterophagy

1. Noun. (biology) The digestion, within a cell, of material ingested via phagocytosis or pinocytosis ¹



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Medical Definition of Heterophagy

1. Digestion within a cell of an exogenous substance phagocytosed from the cell's environment. Origin: hetero-+ G. Phagein, to eat (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heterophagy

heterooctamers
heterooligomer
heterooligomeric
heteroousian
heteroousious
heteropagus
heteropaternal
heteropaternity
heteropathic
heteropathy
heteropelmous
heteropentamer
heteropentameric
heteropentamers
heterophagi
heterophagy (current term)
heterophane
heterophanes
heterophase
heterophasia
heterophemia
heterophemist
heterophemists
heterophemy
heterophenomenological
heterophenomenologies
heterophenomenology
heterophil
heterophil antibody
heterophil antigen

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