[ nek-ruh-tahyz ]
/ ˈnɛk rəˌtaɪz /
verb (used without object), nec·ro·tized, nec·ro·tiz·ing.
to undergo necrosis.
verb (used with object), nec·ro·tized, nec·ro·tiz·ing.
to cause necrosis in (a tissue, an organ, etc.).
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Also especially British, nec·ro·tise.
Origin of necrotize
1870–75; necrot(ic) + -ize
Words nearby necrotize
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Medical definitions for necrotise
[ nĕk′rə-tīz′ ]
To undergo necrosis or cause to necrose.
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