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Synonyms for necrosis

the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

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Main Concept: (Please see Levels B-D.) Additionally, students learn about numerous different types of toxins, such as neurotoxins, hemotoxins and necrotoxins, and how each affects different organs in the body.
The venom of these species, which contains powerful cytotoxins, necrotoxins and hemotoxins (Gertsch 1967), together with the tendency of many species to form large populations in urban areas, close to human constructions, has made these spiders a public health problem in Chile (Schenone et al.