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necrose

[nuh-krohs, ne-, nek-rohs]
verb (used with or without object), ne·crosed, ne·cros·ing. Pathology.
  1. to affect or be affected with necrosis.
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Origin of necrose

First recorded in 1870–75; back formation from necrosis
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Examples from the Web for necrosed

Historical Examples

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for necrosed

necrose

verb
  1. (intr) to cause or undergo necrosis
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Word Origin

C19: back formation from necrosis
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necrosed in Medicine

necrose

(nĕ-krōs, -krōz, nĕkrōs′, -rōz′)
v.
  1. To undergo or cause to undergo necrosis.
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