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Mesh term Necrosis

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Cell Death
Pathologic Processes

Description

The pathological process occurring in cells that are dying from irreparable injuries. It is caused by the progressive, uncontrolled action of degradative ENZYMES, leading to MITOCHONDRIAL SWELLING, nuclear flocculation, and cell lysis. It is distinct it from APOPTOSIS, which is a normal, regulated cellular process.


Browse to child terms:
DNA Degradation, Necrotic
Dental Pulp Necrosis
Fat Necrosis
Gangrene
Infarction
Osteonecrosis


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