pinocytotic

(redirected from pinocytic)

pin·o·cy·to·sis

 (pĭn′ə-sĭ-tō′sĭs, -sī-, pī′nə-)
n.
Introduction of fluids into a cell by invagination of the cell membrane, followed by formation of vesicles within the cell.

[Greek pīnein, to drink; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots + cyt(o)- + -osis.]

pin′o·cy·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

pinocytotic

(ˌpaɪnəʊsaɪˈtɒtɪk) or

pinocytic

adj
(Biology) biology formed by or relating to the process of pinocytosis