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Programmed cell death as signalled by the nuclei in normally functioning human and animal cells when age or state of cell health and condition dictates.
Cellular Suicide.
-I can't quite make out what Billy wrote down in his biology notes....ahhh, apoptosis. Of course.
by JohnnyC February 08, 2005
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when cells get depressed that there are too many of them and kill themselves.
Tom (cell 1): I hear cell population is skyrocketing!!!
Johnny(cell 2): I know, I hate myself.........*POOF*
Tom (cell 1): JOHNNY?!?!?!?!?!?! NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by fahshizzle November 11, 2010
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