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

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“Necrobiosis lipoidica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/necrobiosis%20lipoidica. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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