[ ek-soh-sahy-tohs, -tohz ]
/ ˌɛk soʊ saɪˈtoʊs, -ˈtoʊz /
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verb (used without object), ex·o·cy·tosed, ex·o·cy·tos·ing.Physiology.
(of a cell) to extrude by means of exocytosis.
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Origin of exocytose
Back formation from exocytosis
Words nearby exocytose
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