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necrose

Line breaks: ne|crose
Pronunciation: /nɛˈkrəʊs, ˈnɛkrəʊs/

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Definition of necrose in English:

verb

Medicine
(With reference to cells) die or cause to die owing to disease, injury, or failure of the blood supply: [no object]: the knee became painful when the overlying skin necrosed under pressure (as adjective necrosed) a nasty piece of necrosed bowel

Origin

early 19th century: back-formation from necrosis.

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