adiponecrosis

[ăd′ə-pō-nə-krōsĭs]

n.

Necrosis of fat, as occurs in hemorrhagic pancreatitis.

Nearby words

  1. adipocyte,
  2. adipogenesis,
  3. adipoid,
  4. adipokinetic,
  5. adipokinin,
  6. adiponecrosis neonatorum,
  7. adiponitrile,
  8. adipopexia,
  9. adipose,
  10. adipose cell


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