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ne·crot·ic

(nĕ-krot'ik), Avoid substituting the substandard back-formation necrosed for this word.
Pertaining to or affected by necrosis.

necrotic

/ne·crot·ic/ (nĕ-krot´ik) pertaining to or characterized by necrosis.

necrotic

[nekrot′ik]
pertaining to the death of tissue in response to disease or injury.

necrotic

adjective Dead; referring to death of cells or tissues.

necrotic

adjective Dead, referring to death of cells and tissues. See Necrosis.

ne·crot·ic

(nĕ-krot'ik)
Pertaining to or affected by necrosis.

necrotic

Pertaining to the death of tissue (NECROSIS).

necrotic

of or pertaining to cell death and enzymatic degradation.

necrotic cervicovaginitis
necrosis in cows and ewes, usually as a result of trauma during parturition.
necrotic colitis
common in older cats as a cause of chronic, foul, bloody diarrhea.
necrotic dermatitis
gangrene and necrosis of inflamed, wet skin caused by Clostridium septicum; characterized by a sudden onset of severe depression, a short course of a few hours and a high death rate; mostly in 4-16 week old chicks.
necrotic ear syndrome
extensive necrosis of ear edges in baby pigs probably caused by biting by pen mates plus Staphylococcus hyicus.
necrotic enteritis
a name used to refer to: (1) subacute or chronic enteritis in pigs, usually a sequel to an acute episode of enteritis caused by Salmonella spp. or Campylobacter hyointestinalis and other anaerobic flora. Characterized by unthriftiness, and intermittent or chronic diarrhea; (2) a hemorrhagic enteritis in young chickens caused by Clostridium perfringens type C.
necrotic glossitis
necrosis and loss of the tip of the tongue in feeder steers; cause unknown.
necrotic hepatitis
see infectious necrotic hepatitis.
necrotic laryngitis
see calf diphtheria.
necrotic rhinitis
a cellulitis of soft tissues of the face and nose of pigs. The face is swollen and the nasal cavity occluded. It causes dyspnea, stertor and difficult mastication. Fusobacterium necrophorum is the cause, usually entering through fight wounds. Called also bullnose.
necrotic stomatitis
see oral necrobacillosis.
necrotic ulcer of swine
see ulcerative granuloma of swine.
necrotic vulvovaginitis
usually the result of injury during dystocia.

Patient discussion about necrotic

Q. can necrosis in a brain tumor kill you? If so, how? husband has glioblastoma.Tumor seems under control at this point as much as they can tell but sounds like there is a lot of necrosis. He has lots of tumor progression symptoms but since he has had the tumor for so long == 6 years = I guess the necrosis is there moreso than the actual tumor == how dangerous can this be?

A. Tumors and not only in the brain tend to develop necrosis the longer they exist because the tumor cells divide so rapidly so the blood supply can't keep up with its' own cells demands, so some cells within the tumor die (therefore are seen as necrotic). This does not usually predict prognosis, but only means that the tumor is longstanding.

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In some species the dead, necrotic areas are pale white to tan, in others they are brown and they may be black (eg in Populus spp.
6: Microscopic findings (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification x400) demonstrated viable seminoma cells (arrow) in the necrotic area of the left testis.
Wound surface was covered with crut including blood clot with fibrin, inflammatory cells and necrotic tissues debris.
Affected birds had necrotic lesions on the nonfeathered skin of the head and feet.
A rather large incision permits access for surgical instruments used to physically remove as much necrotic tissue as possible--ideally, up to 90%.
Given TNT's high specificity for necrotic tumor cells, TNT antibodies make excellent delivery molecules for a wide variety of anti-cancer killing agents.
Edematous and erythematous areas became necrotic throughout the medial aspect of the upper arm over the deltoid and latissimus muscles and down the flank.
The placental alkaline phosphatase (Dako, Santa Barbara, Calif) showed strong specific membrane staining of the larger necrotic cells, definitively identifying them as seminoma cells (Figure 3).
1] cells and rat thymocytes and that overexpression of bcl-2 impaired both the apoptotic and necrotic actions of the metal.
During a rigid endoscopic nasal examination, a small necrotic area was identified on the right medial orbital wall, and the middle turbinate was found to be diffusely ischemic.
Surgical intervention demonstrated a white clot from aortic bifurcation down to the right common iliac artery and the superficial and deep femoral arteries, surrounded by necrotic tissue and enlarged inguinal nodes.