Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The innermost part of the body of a sponge, composed of endoderm and its associated deep mesoderm, exclusive of the choanosome: distinguished from both choanosome and ectosome.

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  • noun biology An endocytic vacuole through which molecules internalized during endocytosis pass en route to lysosomes

Etymologies

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endo- + -some

Examples

  • Under normal circumstances, NPC1, found within a cellular compartment called the endosome, helps bring cholesterol into the cell's cytoplasm, where it is necessary for healthy function.

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  • Under normal circumstances, NPC1, found within a cellular compartment called the endosome, helps bring cholesterol into the cell's cytoplasm, where it is necessary for healthy function.

    The Seattle Times

  • By activating the PI3 kinase pathway, they found, an Ebola virus particle tricks the cell into drawing it into a bubblelike compartment known as an endosome, which is pulled, together with the virus, into the cell.

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  • By activating the PI3 kinase pathway, they found, an Ebola virus particle tricks the cell into drawing it into a bubblelike compartment known as an endosome, which is pulled, together with the virus, into the cell.

    The Daily News - News

  • By activating the PI3 kinase pathway, they found, an Ebola virus particle tricks the cell into drawing it into a bubblelike compartment known as an endosome, which is pulled, together with the virus, into the cell.

    The Daily News - News

  • By activating the PI3 kinase pathway, they found, an Ebola virus particle tricks the cell into drawing it into a bubblelike compartment known as an endosome, which is pulled, together with the virus, into the cell.

    The Daily News - News

  • By activating the PI3 kinase pathway, they found, an Ebola virus particle tricks the cell into drawing it into a bubblelike compartment known as an endosome, which is pulled, together with the virus, into the cell.

    The Daily News - News

  • By activating the PI3 kinase pathway, they found, an Ebola virus particle tricks the cell into drawing it into a bubblelike compartment known as an endosome, which is pulled, together with the virus, into the cell.

    The Daily News - News

  • By activating the PI3 kinase pathway, they found, an Ebola virus particle tricks the cell into drawing it into a bubblelike compartment known as an endosome, which is pulled, together with the virus, into the cell.

    The Daily News - News

  • By activating the PI3 kinase pathway, they found, an Ebola virus particle tricks the cell into drawing it into a bubblelike compartment known as an endosome, which is pulled, together with the virus, into the cell.

    The Daily News - News

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