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necrotize

[nek-ruh-tahyz] /ˈnɛk rəˌtaɪz/
verb (used without object), necrotized, necrotizing.
1.
to undergo necrosis.
verb (used with object), necrotized, necrotizing.
2.
to cause necrosis in (a tissue, an organ, etc.).
Also, especially British, necrotise.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; necrot(ic) + -ize
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necrotise in Medicine

necrotize nec·ro·tize (něk'rə-tīz')
v. nec·ro·tized, nec·ro·tiz·ing, nec·ro·tiz·es
To undergo necrosis or cause to necrose.

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