necrosis

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class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints anti-TNF compound
localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply infarct , infarction
acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; necrosis of intestinal tissue may follow NEC , necrotizing enterocolitis
circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue ulcer , ulceration
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