Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_267


Programmed Cell Death


Apoptosis is a type of cell death in which the cell uses a specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; it is also called programmed cell death. It is a physiological process of the organism to eliminate damaged or overaged cells.

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