necrotize

verb nec·ro·tize
variants: also British necrotise \ˈnekrəˌtīz\

Definition of necrotize

also British -ed/-ing/-s
intransitive verb
: to undergo necrosis
  • a necrotizing lesion
transitive verb
: to cause or affect with necrosis

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Origin and Etymology of necrotize

necrotic + -ize


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