[nuh-krohs, ne-, nek-rohs]
- to affect or be affected with necrosis.
Origin of necrose
First recorded in 1870–75; back formation from necrosis
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Examples from the Web for necrosed
Necrosed bone is to be removed, if necessary, by deep incisions, and decayed teeth are to be extracted.Gilbertus Anglicus</p>
Henry Ebenezer Handerson
Necrosed portions of bone may require to be removed, but they rarely occur, except in syphilitic cases.
- (intr) to cause or undergo necrosis
C19: back formation from necrosis
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- To undergo or cause to undergo necrosis.
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