PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH

When operating properly, programmed cell death is a process that allows surplus tissue cells to die and be disposed. Also, worn out or infected cells are eliminated, throughout life.

PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH: "Programmed cell death is essential to health in an organism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROGRAMMED CELL DEATH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/programmed-cell-death/ (accessed September 12, 2019).
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