macropinocytosis

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EtymologyEdit

macro- +‎ pinocytosis

NounEdit

macropinocytosis

  1. (cytology) A form of endocytosis in which a large fluid-filled vesicle, or macropinosome, is pinched off from the cell membrane and brought into the interior of the cell

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Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 23:13