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Phagocytosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Phagocytosis
Tree Number(s)
G04.417.350
G09.188.665
G12.450.564.809
G12.688
Unique ID
D010587
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010587
Scope Note
The engulfing and degradation of microorganisms; other cells that are dead, dying, or pathogenic; and foreign particles by phagocytic cells (PHAGOCYTES).
NLM Classification #
QW 690
See Also
Macrophages
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Phagocytosis Preferred
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