adjective see pinocytosis

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  • pinocytotic — See pinocytosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • pinocytotic — pi·no·cy·tot·ic tät ik or pi·no·cyt·ic .pin ə sīt ik, .pīn adj of, relating to, or being pinocytosis pi·no·cy·tot·i·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • pinocytotic — pi·no·cy·tot·ic …   English syllables

  • pinocytotic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinocytotic vesicle — Fluid filled endocytotic vesicle, usually less than 150 m m diameter. Micropinocytotic vesicles are around 70nm diameter …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pinocytotic vesicle — pinosome …   Medical dictionary

  • pinocytosis — pinocytotic /pin euh suy tot ik, puy neuh /, adj. /pin euh suy toh sis, puy neuh /, n. Physiol. 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 …   Universalium

  • pinocytosis — noun (plural pinocytoses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pinein to drink + New Latin cyt + osis more at potable Date: 1895 the uptake of fluid and dissolved substances by a cell by invagination and pinching off of the cell membrane •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Capillary — Capillaries are the smallest of a body s blood vessels, measuring 5 10 μm in diameter, which connect arterioles and venules, and enable the interchange of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and many other nutrient and waste chemical substances… …   Wikipedia

  • Receptor-mediated endocytosis — Mechanism of clathrin dependent endocytosis. Receptor mediated endocytosis (RME), also called clathrin dependent endocytosis, is a process by which cells internalize molecules (endocytosis) by the inward budding of plasma membrane vesicles… …   Wikipedia

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