exocytosis

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ex·o·cy·to·sis

 (ĕk′sō-sī-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. ex·o·cy·to·ses (-sēz′)
A process of cellular secretion or excretion in which substances contained in vesicles are discharged from the cell by fusion of the vesicular membrane with the outer cell membrane.

ex′o·cy·tose′ (-tōs′) v.
ex′o·cy·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

exocytosis

(ˌɛksəʊsaɪˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) a process by which material is exported from a biological cell

ex•o•cy•to•sis

(ˌɛk soʊ saɪˈtoʊ sɪs)

n.
the transport of matter out of a living cell by the movement of a filled vacuole to the cell membrane and the extrusion of its contents (disting. from endocytosis).
[1960–65]
ex`o•cy•tot′ic (-ˈtɒt ɪk) ex`o•cyt′ic (-ˈsɪt ɪk) adj.