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liquefactive necrosis

[ lĭk′wə-făktĭv ]
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Necrosis marked by a circumscribed lesion consisting of the fluid remains of necrotic tissue that was digested by enzymes.colliquative necrosis
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How to use liquefactive necrosis in a sentence

  • Necrosis of bone may be the result of any injury, such as severe blows, or pricks and stabs.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
  • Necrosis of the bones of the nose may take place, in which case the discharge becomes peculiarly offensive.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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