Definition of Necrolysis

1. Noun. Disintegration and dissolution of dead tissue.

Generic synonyms: Lysis



Definition of Necrolysis

1. Noun. (medicine) The disintegration and exfoliation of necrotic tissue ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Necrolysis

1. Separation or exfoliation of tissue due to necrosis. Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Necrolysis

necrocracies
necrocracy
necrocytosis
necrogenic
necrogenic wart
necrogenous
necrogranulomatous
necrolatry
necrolite
necrologic
necrological
necrologies
necrologist
necrologists
necrology
necrolysis (current term)
necrolytic migratory erythema
necromance
necromanced
necromancer
necromancers
necromances
necromancies
necromancing
necromancy
necromania
necromantic
necromantical
necromantically
necromantick

Literary usage of Necrolysis

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1. Treatment of Depression edited by Cynthia D. Mulrow (2000)
"[Lyell syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome after treatment with fluoxetine [letter]]. [French]. Therapie 1992;47(5):441. ..."

2. Department of Defense Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program: Congressional edited by John Warner (2001)
"... heart rhythm disturbances, diabetes mellitus, Guillain-Barre syndrome (a form of temporary paralysis), toxic epidermal necrolysis (a severe skin ..."

3. Glossary of HIV/Aids-related Terms edited by Barry Leonard (1995)
"necrolysis: Shedding of surface components of tissue, such as cells from internal body surfaces, ..."

4. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"S. aureus has been implicated in a variety of human infections such as furuncles (boils), carbuncles, impetigo, toxic epidermal necrolysis, pneumonia, ..."

5. Partnerships and Collaboration as Competitiveness Tools: Hearing Before the by United States, Congress, House (1993)
"... gastrointestinal symptoms, and drug-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis. Insert has no information about management of overdose. ..."

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