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What is the difference between endocytosis and phagocytosis?

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March 22, 2011 7:26PM

Phagocytosis is a kind of endocytosis. Endocytosis includes phagocytosis, pinocytosis and receptor-mediated endocytosis. These are just different ways to enter large molecules inside the cell.