autophagy

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autophagy

 [aw-tof´ah-je]
lysosomal digestion of a cell's own cytoplasmic material.

au·toph·a·gy

(aw-tof'ă-jē),
Segregation and disposal of damaged organelles within a cell.
Synonym(s): autophagia (3)
[auto- + G. phagō, to eat]

autophagy

/au·toph·a·gy/ (aw-tof´ah-je)
1. lysosomal digestion of a cell's own cytoplasmic material.

autophagy

(ô-tŏf′ə-jē)
n.
The process of self-digestion by a cell through the action of enzymes originating within the same cell.

autophagy

The catabolism of the cell by its own enzymes due to the unleashing of the lysosome’s digestive machinery.

au·toph·a·gy

(aw-tof'ă-jē)
Segregation and disposal of damaged organelles within a cell.
Synonym(s): autophagia (3) .
[auto- + G. phagō, to eat]

autophagy

1. lysosomal digestion of a cell's own cytoplasmic material.
2. autophagia.
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