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Necrosis

"Necrosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The pathological process occurring in cells that are dying from irreparable injuries. It is caused by the progressive, uncontrolled action of degradative ENZYMES, leading to MITOCHONDRIAL SWELLING, nuclear flocculation, and cell lysis. It is distinct it from APOPTOSIS, which is a normal, regulated cellular process.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Necrosis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Necrosis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 47 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2004
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