Meaning of NECROSIS in English

NECROSIS

transcription, транскрипция: [ nə-ˈkrō-səs, ne- ]

noun

( plural ne·cro·ses -ˌsēz)

Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek nekrōsis, from nekroun to make dead, from nekros dead body

Date: 1665

: usually localized death of living tissue

• ne·crot·ic -ˈkrä-tik adjective

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