the transport of material out of a cell by means of a sac or vesicle that first engulfs the material and then is extruded through an opening in the cell membrane (distinguished from endocytosis).
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- ex·o·cy·tot·ic [ek-soh-sahy-tot-ik], /ˌɛk soʊ saɪˈtɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for exocytosis
a process by which material is exported from a biological cell
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