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

Medical Definition of necrose




  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to undergo necrosis tissues subjected to prolonged pressure may necrose to form bedsores

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to affect with or cause to undergo necrosis

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