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necr-

combining form

Definition of necr-

  1. 1 :  those that are dead <necrophilia>

  2. 2 :  one that is dead <necropsy>



Variants of necr-

or necro-

Origin of necr-

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


Medical Dictionary

necr-

combining form

Medical Definition of necr-

  1. 1a:  those that are dead :  the dead :  corpses <necrophilia>b:  one that is dead :  corpse <necropsy>

  2. 2:  death :  conversion to dead tissue :  atrophy <necrosis>



Variants of necr-

or necro-

Learn More about necr-

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "necr-"


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