pinocytosis definition

  • noun:
    • Introduction of fluids into a cell by invagination associated with the cellular membrane, followed closely by development of vesicles inside the cells.
    • a kind of endocytosis by which product comes into a cell through its membrane and it is incorporated in vesicles for digestion
    • process by which certain cells can engulf and include droplets of liquid

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