Meaning of apoptotic in English:

apoptotic

Pronunciation /ˌapə(p)ˈtɒtɪk/

adjective

Physiology

See apoptosis

‘This removal of apoptotic neutrophils by macrophage phagocytosis is a critical process for the resolution of inflammation.’
  • ‘We recommend further evaluation using additional special techniques for detecting apoptotic leukocytes.’
  • ‘They are thought to represent lysosomal globules, composed of apoptotic bodies phagocytosed by the tumor cells.’
  • ‘Clearance of apoptotic cells by phagocytes is crucial in maintaining tissue homeostasis.’
  • ‘In the first part of this review, the biochemistry and physiology of apoptotic pathways and its regulators are discussed.’