Apoptosis vs necrosis

dale webb dwebb at unlinfo.unl.edu
Wed Apr 13 10:06:56 EST 1994

sdaviss at COSY.AB.UMD.EDU (Steven Roy Daviss) writes:

>Which is it?  a pop'to sis  or  a"po to sis ??
>                  |                |
>                  V                V
>          as in POPtart      as in POtable

>I've always thought it the former, but Michael Vogel says it's a silent P.

My dictionary says:
  Apo-tosis or Ap-op-tosis.  I prefer the latter.  It doesn't sound so 
funny.  A-pop-tosis is not listed.

Dale M. Webb, Vet. Pathologist   *  97% of the body is water.  The
Veterinary Diagnostic Center     *  rest keeps you from drowning.
University of Nebraska, Lincoln  *

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