necro-, necr-, necron-, -necrosis, nekro- +

(Greek: dead, death, dead body; dead tissue or cells; corpse)

1. An operation for the removal of a necrosed (dead) portion of bone.
2. The dissection of a cadaver.
A poison that causes death or one that is a result of death.
An organism that feeds on dead tissues or cells.
necrotrophic fungi
Fungi that derive their nutrients from dead organic matter.
necrotrophic symbiosis
A symbiosis established between two living organisms in which one symbiont continues to use the other as a food source even after complete or partial death has occurred.
Feeding on dead plant material.
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.
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.
phosphorusnecrosis, phosphorus necrosis
In toxicology, ulceration, tissue death, and bone damage in the jaw of an individual who is chronically exposed to yellow (toxic) phosphorus.
A symptom exhibited by tissues not yet dead but in the process of dying; wilting for example.
A reference to the period after the death of a tissue or body part.

Related "death, dead; kill" units: -cide; lethal-; mort-; neci-; phono-; thanato-.