What is phagocytosis?

Asked by  | 10th Jul, 2008, 06:46: PM

Expert Answer:

Phagocytosis is the process of digestion of solid substances by cells. In this process, the cell surrounds the particle and engulfs it. The foreign particle is destroyed and its contents broken down. This process is used for ingestion or for destroying the foreign particle or pathogen.

Answered by  | 10th Jul, 2008, 06:56: PM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.