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Term:
engulfment of apoptotic cell (GO:0043652)
Annotations: Rat: (19) Mouse: (19) Human: (19) Chinchilla: (9) Bonobo: (9) Dog: (20) Squirrel: (9) Pig: (18)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cytoskeletal rearrangement involved in phagocytosis, engulfment 
engulfment of apoptotic cell +   
The removal of the apoptotic cell by phagocytosis, by a neighboring cell or by a phagocyte.
membrane reorganization involved in phagocytosis, engulfment 
negative regulation of apoptotic cell clearance +   
negative regulation of phagocytosis, engulfment +   
neutrophil clearance  
phagosome maturation involved in apoptotic cell clearance +   
positive regulation of apoptotic cell clearance +   
positive regulation of phagocytosis, engulfment +   
recognition of apoptotic cell  
regulation of apoptotic cell clearance +   
regulation of phagocytosis, engulfment +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: engulfment of apoptotic cell corpse ;   engulfment of cell corpse
Definition Sources: GOC:rk, PMID:15536015

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