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recycling endosome[rē¦sīk·liŋ ′en·də‚sōmz]
(cell and molecular biology)
An intracellular vesicle through which internalized receptors pass during their transport from early endosomes back to the plasma membrane for reuse.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.