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1. Phagocytosis
* The process by which a cell is engulfed and broken down by another for purposes of defense or sustenance. * The uptake of extracullular materials by the formation of a pocket from the cellular membrane and its subsequent pinching off. Compare endocytosis and pinocytosis .

2. Phagocytosis
A form of endocytosis in which white blood cells surround and engulf invading bacteria or viruses.

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