exocytose

[ ek-soh-sahy-tohs, -tohz ]
/ ˌɛk soʊ saɪˈtoʊs, -ˈtoʊz /

verb (used without object), ex·o·cy·tosed, ex·o·cy·tos·ing. Physiology.

(of a cell) to extrude by means of exocytosis.

Nearby words

  1. exocet,
  2. exocrine,
  3. exocrine gland,
  4. exocrinology,
  5. exocuticle,
  6. exocytosis,
  7. exod.,
  8. exoderm,
  9. exodermis,
  10. exodeviation

Origin of exocytose

back formation from exocytosis

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