necrose

verb

nec·​rose ˈnek-ˌrōs How to pronounce necrose (audio) -ˌrōz How to pronounce necrose (audio)
ne-ˈkrōz
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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“Necrose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/necrose. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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