necrobiosis

noun

nec·​ro·​bi·​o·​sis -bī-ˈō-səs How to pronounce necrobiosis (audio)
plural necrobioses -ˌsēz How to pronounce necrobiosis (audio)
: 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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“Necrobiosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/necrobiosis. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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