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ne·cro·sis

 (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.
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necrosis

(nɛˈkrəʊsɪs)
n
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
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ne•cro•sis

(nəˈkroʊ sɪs)

n.
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.
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necrosis

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
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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
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Translations
nekroosi
afstervingnecrose

necrosis

[nɛˈkrəʊsɪs] nnécrose f
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necrosis

[nɛˈkrəʊsɪs] nnecrosi f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

necrosis

n necrosis f
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[USPRwire, Tue Aug 13 2019] Avascular necrosis is a condition in which bone tissue dies due to reduced blood flow to bones.
Table: Comparison of fiber orientation, inflammation, shape of nuclei, location of nuclei, cross striations and necrosis between control group A, experimental groups B and group C.
[ClickPress, Tue May 07 2019] Growing number of road accidents and traumatic injuries expected propel the growth of the avascular necrosis market over the forecast period.
Keywords: Avascular necrosis, osteonecrosis, Tc99m MDP bone scintigraphy.
Patients who had pancreatic/peripancreatic collection(s) with persistent infection, infected necrosis, persistent organ failure, or clinical deterioration (development of multiorgan dysfunction, fever, leukocytosis, or locoregional pressure effects even with sterile collection) were considered for image-guided PCD.
Moreover, the 3 cats showed neurologic symptoms such as salivation and convulsion, which may be related to necrosis and loss of neurons.
The inter-rater variability for determining complete or incomplete necrosis was assessed using the Kappa analysis.
On June 2, she posted that her husband was in a coma despite undergoing surgery for tissue necrosis.
Partial cecum resection was performed by preserving the ileocecal valve from the same incision in a manner that includes appendectomy, linear stapler, and necrosis part (Figure 2).
In such cases, a single access to necrotic collection is insufficient, and as additional access to necrosis is necessary [1, 3], a percutaneous drainage is usually performed [10, 11].