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necrose

[nuh-krohs, ne-, nek-rohs] /nəˈkroʊs, nɛ-, ˈnɛk roʊs/
verb (used with or without object), necrosed, necrosing. Pathology.
1.
to affect or be affected with necrosis.
Origin of necrose
1870-1875
1870-75; back formation from necrosis

necrosis

[nuh-kroh-sis, ne-] /nəˈkroʊ sɪs, nɛ-/
noun
1.
death of a circumscribed portion of animal or plant tissue.
Origin
1655-65; < New Latin < Greek nékrōsis mortification, state of death. See necr(o)-, -osis
Related forms
necrotic
[nuh-krot-ik, ne-] /nəˈkrɒt ɪk, nɛ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
postnecrotic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for necroses

necrose

/nɛˈkrəʊs; ˈnɛkrəʊs/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to cause or undergo necrosis
Word Origin
C19: back formation from necrosis

necrosis

/nɛˈkrəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
the death of one or more cells in the body, usually within a localized area, as from an interruption of the blood supply to that part
2.
death of plant tissue due to disease, frost, etc
Derived Forms
necrotic (nɛˈkrɒtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C17: New Latin from Greek nekrōsis, from nekroun to kill, from nekros corpse
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Word Origin and History for necroses

necrosis

n.

"death of bodily tissue," 1660s, from Greek nekrosis "a becoming dead, state of death," from nekroun "make dead," from nekros "dead body" (see necro-). Related: Necrotic.

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necroses in Medicine

necrose ne·crose (ně-krōs', -krōz', něk'rōs', -rōz')
v. ne·crosed, ne·cros·ing, ne·cros·es
To undergo or cause to undergo necrosis.

necrosis ne·cro·sis (nə-krō'sĭs, ně-)
n. pl. ne·cro·ses (-sēz')
Death of cells or tissues through injury or disease, especially in a localized area of the body.


ne·crot'ic (-krŏt'ĭk) adj.
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necroses in Science
necrosis
  (nə-krō'sĭs)   
The death of cells or tissues from severe injury or disease, especially in a localized area of the body. Causes of necrosis include inadequate blood supply (as in infarcted tissue), bacterial infection, traumatic injury, and hyperthermia.

necrotic adjective (nə-krŏt'ĭk)
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