adiponecrosis neonatorum


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adiponecrosis

 [ad″ĭ-po-nĕ-kro´sis]
necrosis of fatty tissue.
adiponecrosis neonato´rum (adiponecrosis subcuta´nea) subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn.

adiponecrosis neonatorum

Localized areas of death of fat cells occurring under the skin of healthy large babies born after prolonged labour.