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necrotize

Line breaks: necro|tize
Pronunciation: /ˈnɛkrətʌɪz/

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(also necrotise)

Definition of necrotize 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 cells tend to ulcerate and necrotize [with object]: scans showed that most of her brain had been necrotized

Origin

early 20th century: from necrotic + -ize.

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