endocytosis

noun en·do·cy·to·sis \ ˌen-də-sī-ˈtō-səs \

Definition of endocytosis

: incorporation of substances into a cell by phagocytosis or pinocytosis

endocytotic

play \ˌen-də-sī-ˈtä-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of endocytosis

New Latin, from end- + -cytosis (as in phagocytosis)


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endocytosis

noun en·do·cy·to·sis \ -sī-ˈtō-səs \

medical Definition of endocytosis

plural endocytoses play \-ˌsēz\
: incorporation of substances into a cell by phagocytosis or pinocytosis

endocytose

play \-ˈsī-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\ transitive verb endocytosed; endocytosing

endocytotic

play \-sī-ˈtät-ik\ adjective

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