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

Greek nekrōtikos necrotic, from nekroun

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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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