Term: brain apoptotic cell clearance
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Name: brain
Synonyms: brain structure
Definition: Cavitated compound organ which is comprised of gray and white matter and surrounds the cerebral ventricular system.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000008]
Name: apoptotic cell clearance
Synonyms: apoptotic cell removal, efferocytosis, programmed cell clearance
Definition: The recognition and removal of an apoptotic cell by a neighboring cell or by a phagocyte.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0043277]   QuickGO   AmiGO