Necrotic ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Necrotic ( adjective )

  1. Relating to or characterized by necrosis, the death of cells or tissues in a living organism.
  2. Dead or decaying in a manner that is characteristic of necrosis.

Origin:

Derived from the greek word 'nekros' meaning 'dead'.

Examples:

  1. The necrotic tissue was removed during the surgery.
  2. The necrotic cells were easily distinguishable under the microscope.
  3. The necrotic wound was beginning to emit an unpleasant odor.
  4. The necrotic portion of the plant had to be removed to prevent further spread of the disease.
  5. The necrotic tissue was causing the animal immense pain.

(As a noun)

Necrotic ( noun )

  1. Relating to or characterized by necrosis, the death of cells or tissues in a living organism.
  2. Dead or decaying in a manner that is characteristic of necrosis.

Origin:

Derived from the greek word 'nekros' meaning 'dead'.

Examples:

  1. The necrotic tissue was removed during the surgery.
  2. The necrotic cells were easily distinguishable under the microscope.
  3. The necrotic wound was beginning to emit an unpleasant odor.
  4. The necrotic portion of the plant had to be removed to prevent further spread of the disease.
  5. The necrotic tissue was causing the animal immense pain.
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