[ nuh-krot-ik, ne- ]
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  1. (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.

Origin of necrotic


Other words from necrotic

  • post·ne·crot·ic, adjective

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