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cell death +     
programmed cell death +   
A process which begins when a cell receives an internal or external signal and activates a series of biochemical events (signaling pathway). The process ends with the death of the cell.

Narrow Synonyms: caspase-independent cell death ;   non-apoptotic programmed cell death ;   nonapoptotic programmed cell death
Related Synonyms: PCD ;   RCD ;   caspase-independent apoptosis ;   regulated cell death
Alternate IDs: GO:0016244
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Programmed_cell_death
Definition Sources: GOC:lr, GOC:mtg_apoptosis

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