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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apoptosis, programmed cell death, caspase-mediated cell death(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

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  1. Programmed cell death

    Programmed cell-death is death of a cell in any form, mediated by an intracellular program. PCD is carried out in a regulated process, which usually confers advantage during an organism's life-cycle. For example, the differentiation of fingers and toes in a developing human embryo occurs because cells between the fingers apoptose; the result is that the digits are separate. PCD serves fundamental functions during both plant and metazoa tissue development. Apoptosis and autophagy are both forms of programmed cell death, however necrosis is a non-physiological process that occurs as a result of infection or injury. Necrosis is the death of a cell caused by external factors such as trauma or infection and occurs in several different forms, not a form of PCD as previously stated.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of programmed cell death in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of programmed cell death in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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