Definition of pinocytose in English:

pinocytose

verb

Biology
  • no object To carry out pinocytosis. Also with object: to absorb by pinocytosis.

Origin

1960s. Back-formation from pinocytosis, after phagocytose.

Pronunciation

pinocytose

/ˈpʌɪnəsʌɪtəʊz//ˈpɪnəsʌɪtəʊz/