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Pinocytosis

  • Definition: Fluid acquisition by a cell in which specific receptors bind ions/ molecules present on plasma membranes, which are invaginated and pinch off to form small vesicles.

    Source: Hickman, C.P., et al. 2011. Integrated Principles of Zoology. Fifteenth Edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

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