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nuh kroh suhs

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

  • The most common problem is gastroesophageal irritation, but dentists and oral surgeons have begun to warn of a more serious problem in a subgroup of patients--necrosis (death) of .
  • From the Greek, necrosis (making dead) has come its ghoulish name, radium necrosis.
  • Sweeping out of the Middle West was an even more deadly disease, phloem necrosis, which kills thousands of elms every year.
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  • Surveillance Samples of Wild Salmon in British Columbia Test Negative
    OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 11, 2013) - All samples collected and tested as part of the 2012 wild salmon disease surveillance initiative in B.C. have tested negative for infectious salmon anaemia (ISA). The samples were also tested for either infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN) or infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) and these tests were also negative. IHN, IPN and ISA are ...
    June 11, 2013 - Marketwire

  • Paul Holmgren in Vancouver Sun
    He is suffering from avascular necrosis and will have a bone graft done to alleviate his hip issues,general manager Paul Holmgren said on Tuesday.
  • Brett Favre in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    In the East-West Shrine game I hurt my hip, which basically I had avascular necrosis, the same thing Bo Jackson has,Favre said. "It's a lack of blood supply to a socket. To this day it bothers me from time to time, but before the draft I...

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