Definition of Caspase-mediated cell death

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Apoptosis, Programmed Cell Death
Generic synonyms: Cell Death, Necrobiosis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caspase-mediated Cell Death

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casn't
casomorphin
casomorphine
casomorphines
casomorphins
casopitant
caspase
caspase-activated deoxyribonuclease
caspase-mediated cell death (current term)
caspases
caspofungin
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casqued
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casquetel

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