autophagy

noun
au·​toph·​a·​gy | \ ȯ-ˈtäf-ə-jē How to pronounce autophagy (audio) \
plural autophagies

Medical Definition of autophagy

: digestion of cellular constituents by enzymes of the same cell

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autophagic \ -​jik How to pronounce autophagic (audio) \ adjective

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