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opsonocytophagic

Pronunciation: op'so-no-si'to-fa'jik

Definition: Pertaining to the increased efficiency of phagocytic activity of the leukocytes in blood that contains specific opsonin.

[opsonin + G. kytos, a hollow (cell), + phago, to eat]

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