pinocytotic vesicle

pinocytotic vesicle

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  • Vesicle — In dermatology, a vesicle is a small blister, as on the skin. Vesicles also occur on the mucous membranes, such as the buccal mucosa (the lining of the mouth). Vesicles are less than .5 centimeters in diameter.In anatomy, a vesicle is any small… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pinosome — A tiny fluid filled vesicle (bubble) within a cell. Pinosomes are created in the process of pinocytosis in which tiny incuppings called caveolae (little caves) in the surface of the cell close and then pinch off to form pinosomes within the… …   Medical dictionary

  • diacytosis — Discharge of an empty pinocytotic vesicle from a cell. Not commonly used …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pinosome — A pinocytotic vesicle …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 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

  • 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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