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Definition of necrotize in English:
(With reference to cells) die or cause to die owing to disease, injury, or failure of the blood supply: [no object]: the cells tend to ulcerate and necrotize [with object]: scans showed that most of her brain had been necrotized
More example sentences
- Locally the soft tissues can rapidly necrotize.
- They are known to have a great ability to invade and to necrotize tissue.
- The focused sound waves result in an increase of temperature, and its thermal energy increases to necrotize tumor cells.
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