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Posted 08-30-2010 at 06:11 PM by jfh

I'm just an amateur, so I don't understand much in these medical journals. So, I need definitions. I'll add to these a I go.

apoptosis (ˌ�pəpˈtəʊsɪs)
biology Also called: programmed cell death the programmed death of some of an organism's cells as part of its natural growth and development

in vivo
[in vee-voh]
(of biological processes or experiments) occurring or carried out in the living organism

in vitro[in vee-troh]
(of a biological process) made to occur in a laboratory vessel or other controlled experimental environment rather than within a living organism or natural setting.

NaHCO(3) Sodium bicarbonate

Extracellular outside the cell.

Intracellular inside the cell.
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