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 (nə-krō′sĭs, nĕ-)
n. pl. ne·cro·ses (-sēz′)
Death of cells through injury or disease, especially in a localized area of a tissue or organ.

[Late Latin necrōsis, a causing to die, killing, from Greek nekrōsis, death, from nekroun, to make dead, from nekros, corpse; see nek- in Indo-European roots.]

ne·crot′ic (-krŏt′ĭk) adj.


1. (Pathology) the death of one or more cells in the body, usually within a localized area, as from an interruption of the blood supply to that part
2. (Botany) death of plant tissue due to disease, frost, etc
[C17: New Latin from Greek nekrōsis, from nekroun to kill, from nekros corpse]
necrotic adj


(nəˈkroʊ sɪs)

death of a circumscribed portion of animal or plant tissue.
[1655–65; < New Latin < Greek nékrōsis state of death = nekrō-, variant s. of nekroûn to kill, mortify]
ne•crot′ic (-ˈkrɒt ɪk) adj.
nec•ro•tize (ˈnɛk rəˌtaɪz) v.i., v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.


the death or decay of body tissue, the result of loss of blood supply or trauma. — necrotic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
the death or decay of body tissue, the result of loss of blood supply or trauma. — necrotic, adj.
See also: Death, Decaying
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.necrosis - the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)necrosis - the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
death - the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death"
myonecrosis - localized death of muscle cell fibers


[nɛˈkrəʊsɪs] nnécrose f


[nɛˈkrəʊsɪs] nnecrosi f inv


n necrosis f
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A PET CT scan showed diffuse increased metabolic activity in large soft tissue anterior mediastinal mass, along with central necrosis.
On T2/fluid sequences, the mass is typically hyperintense with areas of central necrosis and surrounding edema.
Caseating tuberculomas generally exhibit hypo-isointense signal intensity in T1 weighted images and iso-hypointense signal intensity in T2 weighted images on T2 weighted images with hyperintense centre in T2 weighted images in case of central necrosis (Fig.
5 cm, strong nodal enhancement, cystic change, calcification, central necrosis or three or more contiguous nodes of 8-15 mm diameters are considered malignant.
The diagnostic CT criteria for metastatic RLN were the presence of (1) any visible node in the median retropharyngeal group, (2) a lymph node with a minimum axial diameter of 5 mm or more for the lateral retropharyngeal type, or (3) a lymph node of any size with central necrosis or a contrast-enhancing rim.
e) Axial postgadolinium T1WI demonstrates avid heterogeneous enhancement with central necrosis intracranially.
Architecture derangement of prostate, possible central necrosis with hemorrhage, and enlarged right internal iliac lymphadenopathy were found on prostate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (Figure 1).
Presence of rapid growth in renal lesions, calcifications and central necrosis should raise suspicion in terms of malign transformation (5).
In pathology, fat necrosis is often caused by the leakage of the duct contents and the local stimulus response always results in a localized granuloma or a central necrosis with inflammatory reaction zone around it.
In tuberculosis, the lymph nodes show central necrosis and tendency to matting, the features that are not seen in Kimura's disease.
12) Patients typically present with a tender, purpuric rash in a retiform or stellate pattern with or without central necrosis involving the extremities, trunk, nasal tip, digits, cheeks, and/or ears (Figure 1).

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