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[op-suh-nahyz] /ˈɒp səˌnaɪz/

verb (used with object), opsonized, opsonizing. Immunology.
to increase the susceptibility of (bacteria) to ingestion by phagocytes.
(transitive) to subject (bacteria) to the action of opsonins

opsonize op·so·nize (ŏp’sə-nīz’)
v. op·so·nized, op·so·niz·ing, op·so·niz·es
To make bacteria or other cells more susceptible to the action of phagocytes.


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