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cell senescence

Definition:
Process by which cells irreversibly stop dividing and enter a state of permanent growth arrest without undergoing cell death. Senescence can be induced by DNA damage or other cellular stresses, such as oxidative stress.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • cellular senescence
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/264819
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RDF/XMLCreated 2015-11-04, last modified 2020-04-14