Ingestion vs Cytophagy - What's the difference?

ingestion | cytophagy |


As nouns the difference between ingestion and cytophagy

is that ingestion is ingestion while cytophagy is the ingestion of cells by phagocytes.

ingestion

Noun

  • The action of ingesting, or consuming something orally, whether it be food, drink, medicine, or other substance. It is usually referred to as the first step of digestion.
  • Derived terms

    * avian ingestion

    cytophagy

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The ingestion of cells by phagocytes