necrobiosis

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nec·ro·bi·o·sis

 (nĕk′rō-bī-ō′sĭs)
n.
The natural death of cells or tissues through aging, as distinguished from necrosis or pathological death.

nec′ro·bi·ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.

necrobiosis

(ˌnɛkrəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs)
n
(Physiology) physiol the normal degeneration and death of cells. Compare necrosis
necrobiotic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.necrobiosis - (physiology) the normal degeneration and death of living cells (as in various epithelial cells)
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
death - the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death"
apoptosis, caspase-mediated cell death, programmed cell death - a type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; a cell suicide mechanism that enables metazoans to control cell number and eliminate cells that threaten the animal's survival
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nec·ro·bi·o·sis

n. necrobiosis, degeneración gradual de células y tejidos como resultado de cambios debidos al desarrollo, el envejecimiento y el uso.