- the death of cells or tissue caused by aging or disease.
Origin of necrobiosis
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- physiol the normal degeneration and death of cellsCompare necrosis
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- Physiological or normal death of cells or tissues as a result of changes associated with development, aging, or use.
- Necrosis of a small area of tissue.bionecrosis
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