OBO ID: GO:0006897
Term Name: endocytosis Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • endocytic import into cell
  • nonselective vesicle endocytosis
  • plasma membrane invagination
  • vesicle endocytosis
Definition: A vesicle-mediated transport process in which cells take up external materials or membrane constituents by the invagination of a small region of the plasma membrane to form a new membrane-bounded vesicle. (2)
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