[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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- (intr) to cause or undergo necrosis
C19: back formation from necrosis
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necrose(nĕ-krōs′, -krōz′, nĕk′rōs′, -rōz′)
- To undergo or cause to undergo necrosis.