What Is Necrosis? - Definition & Types


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What type of necrosis affects large areas of tissue?

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1. Which type of necrosis is the most common?

2. Abnormalities in which organ can cause fat necrosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

After you've completed the corresponding lesson on necrosis, go over these assessment questions to test yourself on how well you understand some of the more important points from the lesson. The assessment questions will test you on things such as the different types of necrosis and how necrosis can develop.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Different types of necrosis
  • The most common type of necrosis
  • The organ that can cause fat necrosis
  • Characteristics of necrosis

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure you can accurately recall some of the basic information pertaining to necrosis, including its definition, causes, and characteristics
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the lesson the most important information about the relationship between organ abnormalities and fat necrosis
  • Knowledge application - apply the knowledge you've gained from the lesson to answer questions identifying the different types of necrosis based upon their characteristics and causes

Additional Learning

To learn more about necrosis, review the corresponding lesson called What is Necrosis? - Definition & Types. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition and causes of necrosis
  • The different types of necrosis
  • Characteristics of each type