phagosome definition

  • noun:
    • A membrane-bound vesicle found in a cell by an inward folding of this cellular membrane layer to keep international matter taken into the cell by phagocytosis.
    • A membrane-bound vacuole within a cell containing foreign material grabbed by phagocytosis.

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