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Meaning of PINOCYTOSIS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  process by which certain cells can engulf and incorporate droplets of fluid
 

PINOCYTOSIS is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The uptake of extracellular liquids by the formation of tiny vesicles from the cellular membrane and their subsequent pinching off. Literally "cell drinking." Compare endocytosis and phagocytosis.
 

 

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