necrobiosis

noun
nec·​ro·​bi·​o·​sis | \ -bī-ˈō-səs How to pronounce necrobiosis (audio) \
plural necrobioses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce necrobioses (audio) \

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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“Necrobiosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/necrobiosis. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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