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ne·crot·ic(nĕ-krot'ik), Avoid substituting the substandard back-formation necrosed for this word.
necrotic/ne·crot·ic/ (nĕ-krot´ik) pertaining to or characterized by necrosis.
necroticadjective Dead; referring to death of cells or tissues.
necroticadjective Dead, referring to death of cells and tissues. See Necrosis.
necroticPertaining to the death of tissue (NECROSIS).
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?