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necrobiosis definition

  • noun:
    • The normal loss of cells or areas through aging, as distinguished from necrosis or pathological demise.
    • the conventional loss of cells or cells as a result of age-related changes.
    • The death of a part of an organism by molecular disintegration and without lack of continuity, like in the processes of deterioration and atrophy; a standard dying out of cells in a tissue, in contrast to necrosis.
    • In pathology, degenerative progress toward and ending in loss of a percentage of muscle.
    • In biology, the doctrine or opinion that residing beings may occur from decomposing organic matter: contrasted utilizing the opinion that they might spontaneously generated from inorganic matter.
    • (physiology) the normal deterioration and loss of residing cells (as with different epithelial cells)
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