necrosis definition

  • noun:
    • Death of cells or areas through injury or infection, particularly in a localized area of the body.
    • The localized loss of cells or cells through damage, disease, or the interruption of blood circulation.
    • The pathologic loss of section of a tissue because irreversible damage. Contrast to necrobiosis, which will be a standard death of cells in a tissue. Previously, used mainly to loss of bone tissue tissue.
    • an ailment of woods, where the limbs gradually dry up through the bark to the center.
    • In pathology, the death of a circumscribed piece of tissue.
    • In botany, an illness of flowers, mainly discovered upon the leaves and smooth parenchymatous components.
    • an illness associated with grape, related to Bacillus vitivorus.
    • the localized death of living cells (as from illness and/or disruption of blood circulation)

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