Definition of programmed cell death in English:

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programmed cell death

noun

Less technical term for apoptosis.
Example sentences
  • Neuronal degeneration caused by apoptosis or programmed cell death may have physiologic or pathologic consequences.
  • Another potential mechanism involved in macrophage defense against M. tuberculosis is apoptosis or programmed cell death.
  • Patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome show a dysregulated expression of programmed cell death in systemic neutrophils.
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