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1. necrosis

noun. ['nəˈkroʊsəs'] the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply).

Synonyms

  • mortification
  • myonecrosis
  • sphacelus
  • death

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • νέκρωσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Necrosis

  • arteriosclerosis
  • tuberculosis
  • misdiagnosis
  • asbestosis
  • thrombosis
  • symbiosis
  • prognosis
  • diagnosis
  • apotheosis
  • sclerosis
  • nephrosis
  • hypnosis
  • heterosis
  • fibrosis
  • acidosis
  • psychosis
  • neurosis
  • meiosis
  • cirrhosis

How do you pronounce necrosis?

Pronounce necrosis as nəˈkroʊsəs.

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Sentences with necrosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can have fat necrosis in or on any part of the body that contains fat.

2.
Adjective
The cytokines involved in inflammation include tumor
necrosis** factor-alpha, interleukin-1 and interleukin-6, and C-reactive protein.

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