Definition of Necrotize

1. Verb. To undergo, or to cause necrosis; to become or to make necrotic ¹

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Definition of Necrotize


Lexicographical Neighbors of Necrotize

necrotic angina
necrotic cirrhosis
necrotic cyst
necrotic infectious conjunctivitis
necrotic inflammation
necrotic pulp
necrotic rhinitis of pigs
necrotising fascitis
necrotize (current term)
necrotizing angiitis
necrotizing arteriolitis
necrotizing cellulitis
necrotizing encephalitis
necrotizing encephalomyelopathy
necrotizing encephalopathy
necrotizing enteritis
necrotizing enterocolitis
necrotizing fasciitis
necrotizing papillitis
necrotizing scleritis

Literary usage of Necrotize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1919)
"plasty is a disadvantage in three ways: First, it may necrotize a portion or all ... second, it may necrotize the skin overlying the operative field; third, ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"... the operation should be abandoned for the time being, because if air comes in contact with the graft, the latter will become infected and necrotize, ..."

3. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Hoxsey indicated that some of his herbal components were present to necrotize tumors and others, as purgatives, to carry away the waste. ..."

4. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"As already implied, unless the putrid endometritis is of such intensity or duration as to necrotize the endometrium, thorough evacuation of the uterus will ..."

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