necr-


necr-

combining form

Definition of NECR-

1
:  those that are dead <necrophilia>
2
:  one that is dead <necropsy>

Variants of NECR-

necr- or necro-

Origin of NECR-

Late Latin, from Greek nekr-, nekro-, from nekros dead body — more at noxious

necr-

combining form    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NECR-

1
a : those that are dead : the dead : corpses <necrophilia> b : one that is dead : corpse <necropsy>
2
: death : conversion to dead tissue : atrophy <necrosis>

Variants of NECR-

necr- or necro-

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