- Cytoplasmic vesicles formed when coated vesicles shed their clathrin coat. Endosomes internalize macromolecules bound by receptors on the cell surface.
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A membrane-bound organelle that carries materials newly ingested by endocytosis. It passes many of the materials to lysosomes for degradation. Reference(s): ISBN:0198506732
Definition from: Gene Ontology via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.