TITLE

apoptosis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p152
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "apoptosis" is presented. Apoptosis refers to the genetic limitation of the lifespan of cells. The term originated from the words "apo" which means from and "ptosis" which means a dropping. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21219754

 

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