Pinocyte



pinocyte pin·o·cyte (pĭn’ə-sīt’, pī’nə-)
n.
A cell that exhibits pinocytosis.

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    [pin-uh-sahy-toh-sis, pahy-nuh-] /ˌpɪn ə saɪˈtoʊ sɪs, ˌpaɪ nə-/ noun, Physiology. 1. the transport of fluid into a cell by means of local infoldings by the cell membrane so that a tiny vesicle or sac forms around each droplet, which is then taken into the interior of the cytoplasm. n. from Greek pinein “to drink” (see […]

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