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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The localized deaths of living cells.

Usage examples (4)
  • If you are bitten by them, your skin necroses and well, the outlook is not promising.
  • Patients usually had to endure multiple amputations as necroses recurred on remaining parts of their limbs.
  • The ulcerations, necroses, perforations and hemorrhages are most frequently found in the last twelve inches of the small intestine, and may extend into the large intestine.
  • Histological observation showed inflammation in the grafts with fibrinoid necroses, infiltration of a large amount of neutrophils and leukomonocytes, and the degree... for more
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