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pinocytose

[ pin-uh-sahy-tohs, -tohz, pahy-nuh- ]
/ ˌpɪn ə saɪˈtoʊs, -ˈtoʊz, ˌpaɪ nə- /
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verb (used without object), pi·no·cy·tosed, pi·no·cy·tos·ing.

(of a cell) to take within by means of pinocytosis.

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Origin of pinocytose

First recorded in 1955–60; back formation from pinocytosis
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