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pinocytosis +     
macropinocytosis +   
An endocytosis process that results in the uptake of liquid material by cells from their external environment by the 'ruffling' of the cell membrane to form heterogeneously sized intracellular vesicles called macropinosomes, which can be up to 5 micrometers in size.
negative regulation of pinocytosis +   
positive regulation of pinocytosis +   
regulation of pinocytosis +   

Broad Synonyms: clathrin-independent pinocytosis
Related Synonyms: single-organism macropinocytosis
Alternate IDs: GO:1902538
Definition Sources: PMID:14732047

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