Phagolysosome

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A Phagolysosme is a cytoplasmic body formed by the union of phagosome, formed during phagocytosis, and a lysosome which contains hydroyltic enzymes. After the fusion of the two bodies, the lysosomal enzymes are released and the substance that had been phagocytosed is digested[1][2].

References

  1. http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/phagolysosome
  2. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/cgi/mesh/2011/MB_cgi?mode=&term=Phagolysosomes
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