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What do phagocytes do to bacteria?

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May 12, 2012 5:47PM

They engulf it! When you get a cut, your bloodvessels dialate and the white blood cells (phagocytes) will leak from the nearest blood vessels and eat the bacteria near the cut.

i think it has to do with innate immunity or imflammatory response