Results for: Autolysis

In Health

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" itself (MORE)
In Biology

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 occu (MORE)

Is cell autolysis bad?

cell autolysis may be result of inhury and unwanted when it is termed necrosis  or it may be programmed when its called apoptosis
Thanks for the feedback!

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)