Definition of micropinocytosis in English:

micropinocytosis

Pronunciation /ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌpʌɪnəʊsʌɪˈtəʊsɪs/ /ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌpɪnəʊsʌɪˈtəʊsɪs/

noun

Biology
  • Pinocytosis involving the formation of very small vesicles (visible only with the electron microscope).

Origin

1950s. From micro- + pinocytosis.