Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of necrotize.
  • adjective Causing necrosis

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Examples

  • Certain strains of strep also can cause meningitis, endocarditis, bacterial pneumonia and "flesh-eating" bacterial infections, also called necrotizing fasciitis.

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  • One serious problem for preemies is an infection affecting the digestive system, called necrotizing enterocolitis.

    Should all preemies be given healthy bacteria?

  • One serious problem for preemies is an infection affecting the digestive system, called necrotizing enterocolitis.

    Should all preemies be given healthy bacteria?

  • It can result from a complication to invasive strep A called necrotizing fasciitis.

    The Strep-A Scare.

  • Lurking on the surface of that base was Strep A bacteria, which causes a tissue-destroying disease known as necrotizing fasciitis, a very rare condition commonly known as flesh-eating bacteria.

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  • Both babies suffered from a condition called necrotizing enterocolitis, where blood circulation was cut off to portions of their bowel.

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  • Both babies suffered from a condition called necrotizing enterocolitis, where blood circulation was cut off to portions of their bowel.

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  • December 30th, 2009 WASHINGTON - In a new study, researchers from The Methodist Hospital Research Institute in Houston have identified a genetic mutation that appears to protect people from developing flesh-eating disease called necrotizing fasciitis.

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  • Both babies suffered from a condition called necrotizing enterocolitis, where blood circulation was cut off to portions of their bowel.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Both babies suffered from a condition called necrotizing enterocolitis, where blood circulation was cut off to portions of their bowel.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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