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APOPTOSIS [Gk. apo- (away from) + ptosis (a falling)]: Reputed to be a specific type of cell death in which dead cells are said to undergo fragmentation by implosion with subsequent phagocytosis of nuclear debris (Fig. 3.40). The process is claimed to occur in a wide variety of tissues and in conditions physiologic, as well […]