what it means that IUDs increases phagocytosis of sperms within the uterus? here what is the meaning of phogocytosis ??
IUDs release some toxic substances and increase the number of leukocytes that phagocytes the sperms in order to prevent fertilisation, implantation. Phagocytosis is the process by which one cell engulfs another cell or large particle. For example, white blood cells present in the body engulf harmful microorganisms that enter the body through phagocytosis.