phagocytic vacuole

phagocytic vacuole
(fag"o-sit\'ik vak\'u-ol)
A membrane-delimited vacuole produced by cells carrying out phagocytosis. It is formed by the invagination of the plasma membrane and contains solid material.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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