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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
phagocytosis +     
apoptotic cell clearance +   
The recognition and removal of an apoptotic cell by a neighboring cell or by a phagocyte.
immune response-regulating cell surface receptor signaling pathway involved in phagocytosis +   
negative regulation of phagocytosis +   
opsonization +   
phagocytosis, engulfment +   
phagocytosis, recognition +   
phagolysosome assembly +   
positive regulation of phagocytosis +   
regulation of phagocytosis +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: apoptotic cell removal ;   efferocytosis ;   programmed cell clearance
Definition Sources: GOC:rk, PMID:14685684

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