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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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Adj.1.necrotic - relating to or affected by necrosis; "necrotic tissue"
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ne·crot·ic

a. necrótico-a, rel. a la necrosis o a un tejido afectado por ésta.
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necrotic

adj necrótico
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Treatment should be performed in line with the principle that the more necrotic pulp is removed, the lower the risk of periapical lesions [11].
In models with necrotic lesions in the cortical and cancellous bones, the von Mises stress and displacement of lateral pillar showed significant variability: the stress of cortical bone decreased from 6.41 MPa to 1.51 MPa (76.0% reduction), while cancellous bone showed an increase from 0.49 MPa to 1.28 MPa (159.0% increase); surface displacements of cortical and cancellous bones increased from 52.4 [micro]m and 52.1 [micro]m to 67.9 [micro]m (29.5%) and 61.9 [micro]m (18.8%), respectively.
All patients were primarily treated with ligation of the artery, excision of infected pseudoaneurysm and debridement of necrotic tissues.
Necrotic enteritis (NE) is one of the most important enteric infectious diseases affecting global poultry production with an estimated annual economic loss of more than $2 billion, largely attributable to increased costs associated with medical treatments and impaired growth performance [1,2].
Tumors have a necrotic part, composed of dead tumor cells, but the effect of necrotic cells on tumor growth dynamics is still under investigation.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the necrotic changes in cortical and cancellous bones at resection margins and proximal areas of bone destruction.
Coagulation necrosis has been described in approximately 25% of mediastinal lymphadenopathies and it is seen more often in malignancies; however, a necrotic lymph node raises concern for the presence of tuberculosis, fungal, or bacterial infections [3, 5].
After fluid resuscitation and antibiotic administration, emergent debridement of necrotic tissues and hemorrhoidectomy were performed (Figure 1(b)).
Necrotic enteritis (NE) is an emerging economically significant problem of poultry caused by a bacterium Clostridium perfringens.
Only statins, diuretics, antiretroviral agents, and anticonvulsants are responsible for acute necrotic pancreatitis (4,5).