• synonyms

necrotizing fasciitis


Tissue death such as that associated with group A streptococcus infection.

Nearby words

nucleophilic, nucleoplasm, nucleoprotein, nucleorrhexis, nucleosidase, necrotizing fasciitis, nucleoside analogue, nucleosome, nucleosynthesis, nucleotidase, nucleotide
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