Term: brain recognition of apoptotic cell
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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: recognition of apoptotic cell
Synonyms: detection of apoptotic cell, detection of apoptotic cell corpse, detection of cell corpse, recognition of apoptotic cell corpse, recognition of cell corpse
Definition: The process in which a cell interprets signals (in the form of specific proteins and lipids) on the surface of a dying cell which it will engulf and remove by phagocytosis.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0043654]    QuickGO    AmiGO