SYN: exocytosis (2). [L. emitto, to send forth, + G. kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

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  • exocytosis — 1. The appearance of migrating inflammatory cells in the epidermis. 2. The process whereby secretory granules or droplets are released from a cell; the membrane around the granule fuses with the cell membrane, which ruptures, and the secretion is …   Medical dictionary

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