BIOTRANSPORT

n. the movement and transportation of substances and molecules within the body. Specifically, there is an exchange which happens within cells as material (food, water, heat) is channelled and transported across biological membranes. See active transport- passive transport. Also ion pump.

BIOTRANSPORT: "On the cellular and molecular level, biotransport happens with the help of carrier molecules."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOTRANSPORT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biotransport/ (accessed November 30, 2020).
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