histolysis


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histolysis

[hi′stäl·ə·səs]
(pathology)
Disintegration of organic tissue.
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2:00 Involvement of Usp in Flight Muscle Histolysis.
1983) extirpated the right forelimbs of Rana japonica tadpoles and histolysis and perforation occurred normally.
In holometabolous insects, midgut remodeling is important during metamorphosis, especially in mosquitoes; and EcR-B has been indicated to play an essential role in both histolysis of larval tissue and differentiation of imaginal diploid cells (Parthasarathy & Palli 2007).