Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun necrosis

1 sense of necrosis

Sense 1
necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelus -- (the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply))
       => death -- (the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death")

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