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pinocytosis

pinocytosis A form of endocytosis in which the material enclosed is a liquid and there is no fusion with a lysosome. Pinocytosis may be a means by which macromolecules (e.g. hormones and proteins) are taken into a cell.

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pinocytosis

pinocytosis The process by which a living cell engulfs a minute droplet of liquid. It involves a mechanism similar to phagocytosis. See endocytosis.

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pinocytosis

pinocytosis (pee-noh-sy-toh-sis) n. the intake of small droplets of fluid by a cell by cytoplasmic engulfment. Compare phagocytosis.

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pinocytosis

pinocytosis: see endocytosis.

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