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Synonyms for necrosis
nəˈkroʊ sɪsnecro·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelusnoun

    the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

    Synonyms:
    humiliation, slough, gangrene, mortification, chagrin, sphacelus

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  1. List of paraphrases for "necrosis":

    hepatocyte, defect

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#10327defect
#12132humiliation
#20937slough
#22939necrosis
#44943chagrin
#67228mortification
#69933hepatocyte
#75926gangrene

How to use necrosis in a sentence?

  1. Brett Favre:

    I hurt my hip in the East-West Shrine( college All-Star) game and was diagnosed with avascular necrosis of the hip, sort of like what Bo Jackson had, when blood supply is cut off to a joint.

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