[ nek-roh-bahy-oh-sis ]
/ ˌnɛk roʊ baɪˈoʊ sɪs /
the death of cells or tissue caused by aging or disease.
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OTHER WORDS FROM necrobiosisnec·ro·bi·ot·ic [nek-roh-bahy-ot-ik] /ˌnɛk roʊ baɪˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for necrobiosis
/ (ˌnɛkrəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs) /
physiol the normal degeneration and death of cellsCompare necrosis
Derived forms of necrobiosisnecrobiotic (ˌnɛkrəʊbaɪˈɒtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for necrobiosis
[ nĕk′rō-bī-ō′sĭs ]
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
Other words from necrobiosisnec′ro•bi•ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.
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