phagotrophic

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EtymologyEdit

phagotrophy +‎ -ic

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  • IPA(key): /ˌfeɪɡəˈtɹəʊfɪk/

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phagotrophic (not comparable)

  1. (microbiology) Feeding by engulfing a food cell or particle and ingesting it in a phagocytic vacuole, in the manner of some flagellates.

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