crinophagy

[krə-nŏfə-jē]

n.

The disposal of excess secretory granules by lysosomes.

Nearby words

  1. crinkum-crankum,
  2. crinogenic,
  3. crinoid,
  4. crinoline,
  5. crinoline stretcher,
  6. crinose,
  7. crinosity,
  8. crinum,
  9. criolla,
  10. criollo


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