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1. Endocytosis
Process by which extracellular materials are taken up by a cell. Compare exocytosis . A blanket term for phagocytosis and pinocytosis .

2. Endocytosis
The incorporation of materials from outside the cell by the formation of vesicles in the plasma membrane. The vesicles surround the material so the cell can engulf it.

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