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Definition of "apoptotic" []

  • Of or pertaining to apoptosis (adjective)

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Use "apoptotic" in a sentence
  • "In vitro antiproliferative, apoptotic and antioxidant activities of punicalagin, ellagic acid and a total pomegranate tannin extract are enhanced in combination with other polyphenols as found in pomegranate juice."
  • "An apoptotic gene (TNF-alpha induced protein 3) was highly over-expressed (p = 0.001) in the cryptorchid samples suggesting a role for apoptosis as a cause for poor sperm densities."
  • "The observed changes in spermatozoal expression of transcriptional and apoptotic genes may result in poor seminal parameters found in boys with a history of cryptorchidism."