necrosis

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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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32 According to Farnam, the Diamond Match Company began to cooperate in the legislative campaign only after the AALL documented cases of Diamond Match workers with phosphorus necrosis, cases that Diamond previously had denied existed.