bionecrosis


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necrobiosis

 [nek″ro-bi-o´sis]
the physiologic death of cells; a normal mechanism in the constant turnover of many cell populations. Called also bionecrosis. adj., adj necrobiot´ic.
necrobiosis lipoi´dica a dermatosis characterized by patchy degeneration of the elastic and connective tissue of the skin with degenerated collagen occurring in irregular patches, especially in the dermis, most often on the mid or lower shins; usually associated with diabetes.

nec·ro·bi·o·sis

(nek'rō-bī-ō'sis),
1. Physiologic or normal death of cells or tissues as a result of changes associated with development, aging, or use.
2. Necrosis of a small area of tissue.
Synonym(s): bionecrosis
[necro- + G. biōs, life]

nec·ro·bi·o·sis

(nek'rō-bī-ō'sis)
1. Physiologic or normal death of cells or tissues as a result of changes associated with development, aging, or use.
2. Necrosis of a small area of tissue.
Synonym(s): bionecrosis.
[necro- + G. biōs, life]

bionecrosis