necrotize

verb
nec·​ro·​tize
variants: also British necrotise \ ˈnekrəˌtīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of necrotize

intransitive verb

: to undergo necrosis a necrotizing lesion

transitive verb

: to cause or affect with necrosis

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History and Etymology for necrotize

necrotic + -ize

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“Necrotize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necrotize. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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