aseptic necrosis

n.

Necrosis occurring in the absence of infection.

Nearby words

  1. asepalous,
  2. asepsis,
  3. aseptate,
  4. aseptic,
  5. aseptic meningitis,
  6. aseptic surgery,
  7. aser,
  8. asexual,
  9. asexual dwarf,
  10. asexual generation


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