Meaning of NECROSIS in English

NECROSIS

[ nɛ'krəʊsɪs ]

■ noun Medicine the death of most or all of the cells in tissue or an organ due to disease, injury, or failure of the blood supply.

Derivatives

necrotic adjective

Origin

C17: mod. L., from Gk nekrōsis (see necro- , -osis ).

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