HyperDic: necrosis

English > 1 sense of the word necrosis:
NOUNphenomenonnecrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelusthe localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
necrosis > pronunciation
Soundsnahkrow'sahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > necrosis: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply).
Synonymsmortification, gangrene, sphacelus
Narrowermyonecrosislocalized death of muscle cell fibers
BroaderdeathThe permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
Spanishgangrena, necrosis
Catalangangrena, necrosi
Adjectivesnecroticrelating to or affected by necrosis

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