necrobiosis lipoidica

noun

necrobiosis li·​poid·​i·​ca -li-ˈpȯid-i-kə How to pronounce necrobiosis lipoidica (audio)
: a disease of the skin that is characterized by the formation of multiple necrobiotic lesions especially on the legs and that is often associated with diabetes mellitus

Dictionary Entries Near necrobiosis lipoidica

Cite this Entry

“Necrobiosis lipoidica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/necrobiosis%20lipoidica. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ