Associations to the word «Apoptosis»

Wiktionary

APOPTOSIS, noun. (biology) (cytology) A process of programmed cell death by which cells undergo an ordered sequence of events which lead to death of the cell, as occurs during growth and development of the organism, as a part of normal cell aging, or as a response to cellular injury. [from 20th c.]

Dictionary definition

APOPTOSIS, noun. A type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; a cell suicide mechanism that enables metazoans to control cell number and eliminate cells that threaten the animal's survival.

Wise words

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