historrhexis

[hĭs′tə-rĕksĭs]

n.

Breakdown of tissue by a process other than infection.

Nearby words

  1. historico-,
  2. historied,
  3. historify,
  4. historiographer,
  5. historiography,
  6. history,
  7. histosol,
  8. histotome,
  9. histotomy,
  10. histotoxic


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