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Disease Necrosis

Name Necrosis
Synonym Necroses
Definition 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.
Categories Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D009336

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DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Necrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Necrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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