Definitions for "Phagosome"
A vesicle that forms around a particle within a phagocytic cell that engulfs the particle.
A cellular inclusion formed by the engulfment of cells or tissue debris during phagocytosis.
An intracellular organelle found in phagocytotic cells formed when foreign material is engulfed ( endocytosis). Such primary phagosomes fuse with lysosomes, forming secondary phagosomes.