[ UK /nɛkɹˈɒtɪk/ ]
  1. relating to or affected by necrosis
    necrotic tissue
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How To Use necrotic In A Sentence

  • The No. 1 mistake today is using the wrong word - "necrotic," for example, instead of "neurotic" - faults attributed partly to the vagaries of spellcheck. The Globe and Mail - Technology RSS feed
  • Apoptotic cells, unlike necrotic cells, die in a fashion that avoids inflammation or widespread collateral damage. The Scientist
  • The blisters may become filled with a cheese-like necrotic tissue that may progress to ulcerations, full thickness tissue loss and even the loss of fingers. Hydrofluoric Acid
  • Aspiration cytology of the neck mass showed only amorphous, necrotic material.
  • Clostridia seemed to like the necrotic and anaerobic environment in large tumors. The Scientist
  • Possession of species specific antigens could therefore be a disadvantage as these may be the ones that induce such necrotic reactions.
  • Abscess drainage or debridement of necrotic tissue may be necessary.
  • An explanation for this may lie in the inhomogeneous nature of tumors that often have a necrotic center that can represent up to 50-60% of the tumors' weight.
  • The central area of the tumor was completely necrotic and consisted of amorphous eosinophilic material.
  • The hypocotyl region of affected plants is usually constricted, with black necrotic lesions at soil level. Chapter 7
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