Necrobiosis Nec`ro*bi*o"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. nekro`s dead + ? way of life, fr. ? life.] (Biol. & Med.) The death of a part of an organism by molecular disintegration and without loss of continuity, as in the processes of degeneration and atrophy; a normal dying out of cells in a tissue, in contrast to {necrosis}. --Virchow. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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