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1. Necrotizing enterocolitis, see there.
2. Nonesterified cholesterol.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)
A disorder in newborns caused by bacterial or viral invasion of vulnerable intestinal tissues.
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