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Pinocytosis: Definition & Examples

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The membrane that protects the cell has what feature?

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1. Pinocytosis occurs in what structure?

2. Pinocytosis actually means what?.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about the process of pinocytosis with this quiz. Many questions will deal with where and how pinocytosis occurs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on this quiz were designed to assess what you know about:

  • The structure where pinocytosis occurs
  • Pinocytosis's meaning
  • How solutes are broken down during pinocytosis

Skills Practiced

This quiz provides a good opportunity for you to improve these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on pinocytosis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information regarding the features of the structure that protects cells
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what happens to extra-cellular liquid once it's brought into a cell

Additional Learning

Use the lesson entitled Pinocytosis: Definition & Examples to absorb more information about this subject. Information covered by the lesson includes:

  • Structures involved in pinocytosis
  • The three steps of pinocytosis
  • Why pinocytosis occurs
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