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Term:porosome
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Definition:A permanent cup-shaped structure at the cell plasma membrane in secretory cells. Following a secretory stimulus, secretory vesicles transiently dock and fuse at the base of porosomes and release intravesicular contents dictated by the turgor pressure generated from the swelling of secretory vesicles.
Synonyms:xref: Wikipedia:Porosome


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    cellular anatomical entity 16341
      membrane 8228
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