crinophagy

crin·oph·a·gy

(krin-of'ă-jē),
Disposal of excess secretory granules by lysosomes.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

crin·oph·a·gy

(krin-of'ă-jē)
Disposal of excess secretory granules by lysosomes.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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This results in oxidative stress or endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress induction in the PBC, which leads to the activation of signaling pathways of cell death such as crinophagy, autophagy, or pyroptosis, resulting in the eventual reduction of the PBC mass [15-18].
The degenerative alterations were characterized by sparse and degraded organelles, increased number of secondary lysosomes or lysosomal residuals, frequently appearing crinophagy, lyric or pyknotic nuclei, and disrupted cell membranes and cellular structures (Figures 2-5).