Medical Dictionary

necrose

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verb nec·rose \ ˈnek-ˌrōs , -ˌrōz , ne-ˈkrōz \

medical Definition of necrose

necrosed; necrosing
intransitive verb
:to undergo necrosis
  • tissues subjected to prolonged pressure may necrose to form bedsores
transitive verb
:to affect with or cause to undergo necrosis

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