from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The dissolution or destruction of a cell.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The pathological breakdown of a cell due to the bursting of the cell membrane caused by osmosis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, the destruction or degeneration of cells.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. pathological breakdown of cells by the destruction of their outer membrane
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