necrotize

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

necrotise

\ˈnekrəˌtīz\

Definition of necrotize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to undergo necrosis a necrotizing lesion

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to cause or affect with necrosis

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Origin and Etymology of necrotize

necrotic + -ize


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