necrose

[ nuh-krohs, ne-, nek-rohs ]
/ nəˈkroʊs, nɛ-, ˈnɛk roʊs /

verb (used with or without object), ne·crosed, ne·cros·ing. Pathology.

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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British Dictionary definitions for necrosed

necrose
/ (nɛˈkrəʊs, ˈnɛkrəʊs) /

verb

(intr) to cause or undergo necrosis

Word Origin for necrose

C19: back formation from necrosis
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Medical definitions for necrosed

necrose
[ nĕ-krōs, -krōz, nĕkrōs′, -rōz′ ]

v.

To undergo or cause to undergo necrosis.
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