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Definition of "cell death" []

  • The breakdown of the structure of a cell after completion of a number of cell divisions (noun)

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Use "cell death" in a sentence
  • "Exposure to a metabolite of the environmental toxicant trichloroethylene attenuates CD4+ T cell activation-induced cell death by metalloproteinase-dependent FasL shedding."
  • "Autoreactive T cells are more susceptible to the action of a signaling protein, known as TNF-alpha, which initiates the process of cell death only in defective T cells."
  • "If not repairable, the cell self-programs for cell death and disintegration."