Lakhmir Singh Solutions Class 9 Science Solutions for Exercise in Chapter 2 - The Fundamental Unit of Life - Cell

Question 11 Exercise

Write a note on endocytosis.


Endocytosis is defined as the process of trapping a particle or substance from the external environment by engulfing it. Endocytosis is of two types viz phagocytosis, also known as cellular eating and pinocytosis, also referred to as cellular drinking. There are three types of endocytosis:

  1. Phagocytosis

  2. Pinocytosis

  3. Receptor-mediated endocytosis

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