liquefactive necrosis

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liquefactive necrosis liq·ue·fac·tive necrosis (lĭk'wə-fāk'tĭv)
Necrosis marked by a circumscribed lesion consisting of the fluid remains of necrotic tissue that was digested by enzymes. Also called colliquative necrosis.

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