necrobiosis lipoidica

noun
necrobiosis li·​poid·​i·​ca | \ -li-ˈpȯid-i-kə How to pronounce necrobiosis lipoidica (audio) \

Medical Definition of necrobiosis lipoidica

: 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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