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Less chance of necrosis .
Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
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necrosis necrotic necroses
Strongly Associated with:   necromancy
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  • Less chance of necrosis .
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • Bone deformations, particularly those caused by necrosis of the skull, were common; and the worn state of the teeth of many skulls showed that these belonged to old and enfeebled animals.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Along the ground suddenly, on both sides of the path, he saw dozens of new mushrooms the rain had spawned poking their nodular fingers up through the clammy earth like lifeless stalks of flesh, sprouting in such necrotic profusion everywhere he looked that they seemed to be proliferating right before his eyes.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • "When abnormal deposition of calcium salts takes place in necrotic tissues, it’s known as dystrophic calcification."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains

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  • The awe-stricken smee was so quiet that Max finally touched its oozing, necrotic hand.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • It triggers a creeping, spotty necrosis that spreads through all the internal organs.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • The plague sores—buboes—are lymph nodes that have been turned into necrotic, hemorrhagic tissue.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • Karen Karstedt did not indulge in self-deception about even the final stages of her illness; she knew only too well how things stood and what the necrosis in her fingertips meant.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • He felt the uterus, turning it gently to see if there were any ruptures or necrotic areas.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • tumor necrosis factor

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  • necrosis of the jaw bone
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Associated words [difficulty]:   necrosis [8] , necromancy [7]
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