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  • noun Plural form of necrosis.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of necrose.


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  • The ulcerations, necroses, perforations and hemorrhages are most frequently found in the last twelve inches of the small intestine, and may extend into the large intestine.

    Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why What Medical Writers Say Martha Meir Allen 1890

  • Histological observation showed inflammation in the grafts with fibrinoid necroses, infiltration of a large amount of neutrophils and leukomonocytes, and the degree varied in different stage. - latest science and technology news stories PhysOrg Team 2010

  • Patients usually had to endure multiple amputations as necroses recurred on remaining parts of their limbs.

    Taipei Times 2009

  • If you are bitten by them, your skin necroses and well, the outlook is not promising. Recent Updates 2009

  • “Concerting to deliver us to disaster” was Joseph McCarthy’s line, and so much of the nation bought into it.23 As Eisenhower understood, this fever burned straight out of the necroses of waste and disappointment in Korea.

    Magic and Mayhem Derek Leebaert 2010


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