System Glossary
 Glossary Search for autolysis (Search Options)

Definition of Term

autolysis
(english) The spontaneous disintegration of tissues or cells by the action of their own autogenous enzymes, such as occurs after death and in some pathological conditions; auto digestion. Fixation stops the action of these enzymes.

Other Search Engines

European Environment Agency Glossary of the European Environmental Agency
Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia Britannica Highly authoritative source
EPA Terms Glossary of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
LingInfo Glossary of biological terms
Google Search The largest Internet Search Engine
Google Image Search for Images related to the term
Glossary Index: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Back to Search
Update Glossary Entry | Add Glossary Entry
Back to Top