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Phagosomes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phagosomes
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.700
Unique ID
D010588
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010588
Scope Note
Membrane-bound cytoplasmic vesicles formed by invagination of phagocytized material. They fuse with lysosomes to form phagolysosomes in which the hydrolytic enzymes of the lysosome digest the phagocytized material.
Entry Term(s)
Phagolysosomes
Previous Indexing
Lysosomes (1966-1985)
Phagocytosis (1966-1985)
See Also
Phagocytosis
Public MeSH Note
86
History Note
86
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/03/11
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Phagosomes Preferred
Phagolysosomes Narrower
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