Definition of necrotizing in English:

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necrotizing

Pronunciation: /ˈnɛkrəˌtʌɪzɪŋ/
(also necrotising)

adjective

Causing or accompanied by necrosis: necrotizing pancreatitis
More example sentences
  • We describe a case of intussusception of the terminal ileum, accompanied by necrotizing lymphadenitis with extensive infarction in a 4-year-old child with thalassemia major.
  • Her past medical history was significant for necrotizing pancreatitis with pseudocyst formation 10 years prior to the current presentation and a 2-year history of a cyst in the head of the pancreas.
  • Most preterm infants who develop necrotising enterocolitis have received enteral feeds.

Derivatives

necrotized

adjective
Example sentences
  • A few tubular epithelial cells were necrotized or lost.
  • After the entire necrotized bowel was resected, jejunostomy and sigmoid colostomy were performed.
  • This is an area of puss collected in a cavity which is constituted by necrotised tissue.

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