endocytosis

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en·do·cy·to·sis

 (ĕn′dō-sī-tō′sĭs)
n.
A process of cellular ingestion by which the plasma membrane folds inward to bring substances into the cell.

en′do·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk), en′do·cy·tot′ic (-sī-tŏt′ĭk) adj.
en′do·cy·tose′ (-tōs′) v.

endocytosis

(ˌɛndəʊsaɪˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) the process by which a living cell takes up molecules bound to its surface

en•do•cy•to•sis

(ˌɛn doʊ saɪˈtoʊ sɪs)

n.
the transport of particles into a living cell by the movement of a filled vacuole that has formed from the folding inward of the part of the cell membrane on which the particles rest (disting. from exocytosis).
Compare phagocytosis.
[1960–65]
en`do•cy•tot′ic (-saɪˈtɒt ɪk) adj.
Translations
endocytose
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