from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The breakdown and disintegration of organic tissue. Also called histodialysis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. breakdown of bodily tissues
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The decay and dissolution of the organic tissues and of the blood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Degeneration, disintegration, or dissolution of organic tissue; destruction of histologic continuity by the decay or death of cells and cell-products.
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