to undergo necrosis.
to cause necrosis in (a tissue, an organ, etc.).
- Also especially British, nec·ro·tise .
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How to use necrotize in a sentence
That is sometimes a sign of an inflammatory condition of the intestines, called necrotizing enterocolitis or NEC, that’s a leading cause of hospital deaths among extremely preterm babies.The Two Hospitals Have Similar Infant Death Rates — Until You Look at Extremely Premature Babies | by Bryant Furlow, New Mexico In Depth | March 30, 2021 | ProPublica
After suffering a severe bout of necrotizing pancreatitis in 2014 that left him in a three-month coma, he struggled to get back on his feet, plagued by a rare condition that causes his bones to grow where they shouldn’t.Millions of Tenants Behind on Rent, Small Landlords Struggling, Eviction Moratoriums Expiring Soon: Inside the Next Housing Crisis | Abby Vesoulis/Seattle | February 18, 2021 | Time
Alex Smith suffered a compound leg fracture in 2018 and had 17 surgeries to repair the bones and clean out an infection that necrotized surrounding muscle.Meet the artist who rebuilt Alex Smith’s old leg brace into a Lombardi Trophy | Nicki Jhabvala | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post