Medical Dictionary


noun nec·ro·bi·o·sis \-bī-ˈō-səs\
plural nec·ro·bi·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of NECROBIOSIS

:  death of a cell or group of cells within a tissue whether normal (as in various epithelial tissues) or part of a pathologic process—compare necrosis
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