A cell that exhibits pinocytosis. [G. pineo, to drink, + kytos, cell]

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pino·cyte (pinґo-) (piґno-sīt) a cell that exhibits pinocytosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Pinocytosis — A cellular process that permits the active transport of fluid from outside the cell through the membrane surrounding the cell into the inside of the cell. In pinocytosis, tiny incuppings called caveolae (little caves) in the surface of the cell… …   Medical dictionary

  • pinocytic — pino·cyt·ic (pin″o ) (pi″no sitґik) pertaining to a pinocyte or to pinocytosis …   Medical dictionary

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