necrobiotic xanthogranuloma n.
A cutaneous and subcutaneous xanthogranuloma with focal necroses that manifest as multiple large, sometimes ulcerated nodules, especially around the eyes; it is associated with paraproteinemia.
- Necrobiosis lipoidica
necrobiosis lipoidica necrobiosis li·poi·di·ca (lĭ-poi’dĭ-kə) n. A condition, occasionally associated with diabetes, in which shiny atrophic lesions develop on the legs. Also called necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum.
[nek-roh-bahy-oh-sis] /ˌnɛk roʊ baɪˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the death of cells or tissue caused by aging or disease. /ˌnɛkrəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun 1. (physiol) the normal degeneration and death of cells Compare necrosis necrobiosis nec·ro·bi·o·sis (něk’rō-bī-ō’sĭs) n. nec’ro·bi·ot’ic (-ŏt’ĭk) adj.
[nek-roh-bas-uh-loh-sis] /ˌnɛk roʊˌbæs əˈloʊ sɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. any disease of cattle, horses, sheep, and swine marked by necrotic areas in which a bacillus, Fusobacterium necrophorum, is found.
[need-lis] /ˈnid lɪs/ adjective 1. unnecessary; not needed or wanted: a needless waste of food. /ˈniːdlɪs/ adjective 1. not required or desired; unnecessary adj. c.1300, “not needed, unnecessary,” from need (n) + -less. Related: Needlessly. Phrase needless to say or speak is recorded from early 16c.