oncosis

oncosis

 [ong-ko´sis]
a morbid condition marked by the development of tumors.
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on·co·sis

(ong-kō'sis),
A condition characterized by the formation of one or more neoplasms or tumors.
[G. onkōsis, swelling, fr. onkos, bulk, mass]
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oncosis

An obsolete term for:
(1) Ischaemic cell death;
(2) Oncogenesis; 
(3) A nonspecific term for the presence of multiple masses, regardless of cause (inflammatory or neoplastic) or portent (benign or malignant).
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on·co·sis

(ong-kō'sis)
The formation of one or more neoplasms or tumors.
[G. onkōsis, swelling, fr. onkos, bulk, mass]
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Furthermore, it is well known that pathophysiological features of lethal reperfusion injury include oncosis, hypercontracture, large generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), over inflammatory response, and mitochondrial permeability transition pore (MPTP) opening.[1],[10],[11] Previous in vivo studies considered these pathophysiological characteristics as the most important determinants for the occurrence of MIRI.
It was found that induction of apoptotic/autophagic or oncosis processes completely depended on the dose of lysosomal-PDT (Figure 8).
Endou, "Hydrogen peroxide induces necrosis, apoptosis, oncosis and apoptotic oncosis of mouse terminal proximal straight tubule cells," Nephron, vol.
Gene ontology analysis of the 77 affected genes revealed that the 3' UTR of TMEM123, a gene mediating cell death through oncosis, was significantly shortened.
Brucella abortus rough mutants induce macrophage oncosis that requires bacterial protein synthesis and direct interaction with the macrophage.
Majino G, Jorris I, 1995, Apoptosis, oncosis, and necrosis.
Morphological and biochemical aspects of apoptosis, oncosis and necrosis.
In certain cases, cell swelling or oncosis may precede necrosis [33].
Oncosis refers to any cell death characterized by marked cell swelling.