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caveola[ka″ve-o´lah] (pl. caveo´lae) (L.)
one of the minute pits or incuppings of the cell membrane formed during pinocytosis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A small pit or depression formed on the cell surface during pinocytosis.
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