Medical Dictionary

autophagy

noun au·toph·a·gy \-ˈtäf-ə-jē\
plural au·toph·a·gies

Medical Definition of AUTOPHAGY

:  digestion of cellular constituents by enzymes of the same cell
au·toph·a·gic \-jik\ adjective

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
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