Necro Words: adiponecrosis to thrombonecrosis
Words that include: necro-, necr-, necron-, -necrosis, nekro- (Greek: dead, death, dead body, dead tissue or cells; corpse)
Necrosis of fatty tissue or death of fatty-tissue cells; as in hemorrhagic pancreatitis.
Death of blood vessels.
See necrobiosis below.
Death of the myocardium.
A reference to any application or illness that may cause necrosis of the skin.
Death of liver cells.
Necrosis of muscle tissue.
A situation in which the vital elements of the blood are dead.
Excision of necrotic (dead) tissue.
Any of several diseased conditions in domestic animals, especially hogs, cattle, horses, and sheep; caused by the necrosis bacillus.
1. The degeneration and death of the bodys cells from natural processes.
2. Physiologic or normal death of cells or tissues as a result of changes associated with development, aging, or use.
3. A state of degeneration of a part or tissue in which some portions are alive and others are dead.
Pertaining to or characterized by necrobiosis.
An assemblage of dead organisms.
The process of pollinating done by carrion beetles.
A process that results in, or a condition that is characterized by, the abnormal or pathological death of cells.
A toxin that causes cellular necrosis.
An inflammation of the skin that accompanies necrosis.
The excision (cutting out) of dead tissue.
1. Relating to, living in, or having origins in dead matter.
2. Growing on, or inhabiting, dead bodies.
3. A reference to organisms or factors that cause decay.
4. Causing cell or tissue death.
1. A recording of the death of a person or persons.
2. A written description or discussion about death.
One who writes obituaries or about the subject of death.
A worshiper of the dead.
The worship or excessive veneration of the dead.
A reference to necrology.
1. A student of, or a specialist in, necrology.
2. A writer of obituaries.
1. A list of people who have died recently or during a particular period.
2. A notice of someones death; an obituary.
3. The science of the collection, classification, and interpretation of mortality statistics.
4. The study of decomposition, fossilization and other processes affecting plant and animal remains after death.
1. Necrosis and loosening of tissue. Dissolution, separation, or exfoliation of dead tissue.
One who claims to have the ability to communicate with the dead as a means of predicting or influencing future events.
1. The practice of attempting to communicate with the spirits of the dead in order to predict or influence the future.
2. Witchcraft or sorcery in general.
1. A morbid tendency to dwell with a longing for death.
2. A morbid attraction to dead bodies.
An instrument for measuring a dead body or any of its parts or organs.
1. The simulation of death by a mental patient who believes himself/herself to be dead.
2. The pathological delusion in which a person is convinced that he/she is dead.
Feigning the appearance of death, as certain beetles.
A surgical procedure in which necrotic tissue is removed.
A parasite that decomposes nonliving organic matter to obtain nutrients that are then absorbed through cell membranes.
A condition or disease process principally characterized by tissue death or gangrene.
necrophagia, necrophagous, necrophage, necrophagy:
Feeding on the flesh of dead animals (carrion) or other dead material; saprophytic.
A psychotic condition in which a person has sexual arousal when in the presence of dead bodies.
necrophilia, necrophilism, necrophily:
1. Sexual arousal brought about by dead bodies or sexual acts with dead bodies; usually of males with female corpses.
2. A morbid fondness for being in the presence of dead bodies.
3. A paraphilia in which sexual arousal is possible only if the sexual object, whether of the same or opposite sex, is dead.
4. A morbid yearning for death.
Having a preference for dead tissue, a reference to certain bacteria.
Someone who has an excessive fear of death or of dead bodies.
A morbid fear of death or of dead bodies (corpses).
The transport of dead individuals away from a colony, as with some social insects.
A genus of burying beetles.
The consumption of dead plant materials
Feeding on dead plant material.
Gangrene in the lung.
A cemetery; especially a large, elaborate, or ancient one. Literally, city of the dead.
Made up of two elements: necro + autopsy. The scientific examination (autopsy) of dead bodies.
Sexual gratification derived by mutilating corpses.
Another term for an autopsy of dead bodies.
To cause necrosis or to become the site of necrosis.
Plural of necrosis.
1. The death of cells in a tissue or organ caused by disease or injury.
2. Death or mortification, especially of a bodily tissue, as a result of the loss of blood supply, corrosion, burning, etc.
A condition in which there are dead or immobile sermatozoa in the semen.
Gangrene of bone.
Pertaining to or affected by necrosis.
To cause necrosis.
Causing or undergoing the death of cells (necrosis).
A severe bacterial infection that causes cell tissue to decay rapidly. This is the flesh-eating bacterium sometimes referred to in the media.
The operation for the removal of a necrosed portion of bone
A poison that causes death or one that is a result of death.
A symbiosis established between two living organisms in which one symbiont contnues to use the other as a food source even after complete or partial death has occurred.
The death of a tooth or part of a tooth or the massive decay of a tooth or teeth.
The death of bone in mass, as distinguished from caries (molecular death) or relatively small foci of necrosis in bone.
Necrosis of bone produced by ionizing radiation which may be planned or unplanned.
A reference to the period after the death of a tissue or body part.
Necrosis of the osseous tissue of the jaw, as a result of poisoning by inhalation of phosphorus fumes, occurring especially in persons who work with the element.
Subsequent to the death of a tissue or part of the body.
Death caused by excessive exposure to ionizing radiation (x-ray or gamma rays).
Necrosis of the bones of the nose.
Death of fat tissue.
An interaction between individuals or populations so mutually detrimental that it results in death, as in the case of some parasitic relationships.
Necrosis (death) of the walls of a blood vessel.