[nuh-krohs, ne-, nek-rohs]
verb (used with or without object), ne·crosed, ne·cros·ing. Pathology.
to affect or be affected with necrosis.
Origin of necrose
First recorded in 1870–75; back formation from necrosis
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Historical Examples of necrosed
Necrosed bone is to be removed, if necessary, by deep incisions, and decayed teeth are to be extracted.Gilbertus Anglicus
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
Word Origin for necrose
C19: back formation from necrosis
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[nĕ-krōs′, -krōz′, nĕk′rōs′, -rōz′]
To undergo or cause to undergo necrosis.
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