APOPTOSIS By N., Sam M.S. - 1 n. A generally used term for programmed cell death. See also programmed cell death. APOPTOSIS: "A cell dies by apoptosis as a result of its natural programming." Related Psychology Terms EXOTIC PSYCHOSES FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) NEURONAL CELL DEATH DEMONOLOGY BCL-2 Terms of Service LEARNING ADDS LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DEATH GENE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "APOPTOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/apoptosis/ (accessed May 20, 2022).