Obsolete Term Information [More information on obsolete death]

Accession
GO:0016265
Name
obsolete death
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
OBSOLETE. A permanent cessation of all vital functions: the end of life; can be applied to a whole organism or to a part of an organism. Source: GOC:mtg_apoptosis, GOC:mah, ISBN:0877797099
Comment
This term was made obsolete because it refers to a phenotype. When death of a cell or tissue is a result of a true biological process, this should be captured using 'programmed cell death' or one of its descendants.
consider: GO:0012501
consider: GO:0008219
History
See term history for GO:0016265 at QuickGO
Subset
None
Community
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