necrectomy

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Etymology[edit]

necro- +‎ -ectomy

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): nəˈkrɛktəmi

Noun[edit]

necrectomy (usually uncountable, plural necrectomies)

  1. The removal of necrosed tissue.
    • 1979, “Early necrectomy in deep burns of aesthetically and functionally important areas”, in Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, volume 13, number 1, PMID 377459, pages 119-120:
      Of the total number (2743) of hospitalized children at the Burns Department of the Pediatric Surgery in Zagreb in the last ten years, deep burns of some aesthetically and functionally important body areas were separated and the results of the application of the early necrectomy and immediate grafting method, as recommended by Janzekovic, are analysed.

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