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What do you mean by autolysis?

From my knowledge: (Gk.) Auto= self-propelled (Gk.) Lysis= to separate Therefore, autolysis simply means self-digestion. Basically, it is when a cell "self-destructs" it (MORE)

What is cell autolysis?

Cell autolysis is a programmed cell death which happens when a defect is found in a cell such as an infection or when the cell becomes cancerous. When these defects occur, the (MORE)

What does the medical term autolysis mean?

Autolysis is more of a biological term rather than medical. It refers to a cell's on self-destruction through enzymatic digestion. If a cell detects through various "checkpoi (MORE)