Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Apoptotic Degeneration

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_268

Definition

Programmed cell death, which involves a tightly controlled death pathway. It avoids tissue inflammation, which usually accompanies cell death though cell damage.

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