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to·tal ne·cro·sis

1. complete necrosis of the cytologic and histologic elements in a portion of tissue, as in caseous necrosis;
2. death of an entire organ or part.
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total necrosis

Necrosis affecting an entire organ or body part.
See also: necrosis
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Total necrosis of brain cells is not observed at post-mortem.
This protocol is similar to our fractionated dosing schedule and we observed severe vascular and perivascular tissue damage, which progressed to almost total necrosis down to a depth of 3 mm below the skin surface (Fig.
In recent years, the jejunum has been transplanted using microvascular anastomosis, but death owing to total necrosis of the graft remains high (1).

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