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endocytosis vs. exocytosis
[ en-doh-sahy-toh-sis ]
- the transport of solid matter or liquid into a cell by means of a coated vacuole or vesicle (distinguished from exocytosis).
[ ek-soh-sahy-toh-sis ]
- 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).