necrotizing

adjective
nec·​ro·​tiz·​ing | \ ˈne-krə-ˌtī-ziŋ \

Definition of necrotizing

: causing or undergoing necrosis necrotizing infections necrotizing tissue

First Known Use of necrotizing

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for necrotizing

necrot(ic) + -ize + -ing entry 3

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necrotizing

adjective
nec·​ro·​tiz·​ing
variants: or chiefly British necrotising \ ˈnek-​rə-​ˌtī-​ziŋ \

Medical Definition of necrotizing

: causing, associated with, or undergoing necrosis necrotizing infections necrotizing tissue

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