osteonecrosis

noun
os·teo·ne·cro·sis | \ ˌäs-tē-ō-nə-ˈkrō-səs \
plural osteonecroses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of osteonecrosis 

: necrosis of bone especially : avascular necrosis

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