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necrotic

[ nuh-krot-ik, ne- ]
/ nəˈkrɒt ɪk, nɛ- /
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adjective

(of animal or plant tissue) dead or dying:Treatment includes prompt and extensive surgical debridement of all necrotic tissue and removal of foreign bodies from the wound, accompanied by appropriate antibiotic therapy.

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Origin of necrotic

OTHER WORDS FROM necrotic

post·ne·crot·ic, adjective
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