rhopheocytosis

rho·phe·o·cy·to·sis

(rō'fē-ō-sī-tō'sis),
Formation of vacuoles at a cell surface without prior formation of cytoplasmic projections, by which the cell appears to aspirate surrounding material.
See also: pinocytosis.
[G. rhopheō, to gulp down, or aspirate, + kytos, cell, + -osis, condition]

rhopheocytosis

(ro?fe-o-si-to'sis) [Gr. rhophein, gulp down, + kytos, cell, + osis, condition]
The mechanism by which ferritin is transferred from macrophages in the bone marrow to normoblasts.
See: pinocytosis