Necrophorous



/nɪˈkrɒfərəs/
adjective
1.
denoting animals, such as certain beetles, that carry away the bodies of dead animals

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    [nek-rop-see] /ˈnɛk rɒp si/ noun, plural necropsies. 1. the examination of a body after death; autopsy. verb (used with object), necropsied, necropsying. 2. to perform a necropsy on. /ˈnɛkrɒpsɪ/ noun (pl) -sies, -pies 1. another name for autopsy n. “post-mortem examination,” 1839, from necro- + opsis “a sight” (see eye (n.)). As a verb, recorded […]

  • Necropsy

    [nek-rop-see] /ˈnɛk rɒp si/ noun, plural necropsies. 1. the examination of a body after death; autopsy. verb (used with object), necropsied, necropsying. 2. to perform a necropsy on. /ˈnɛkrɒpsɪ/ noun (pl) -sies, -pies 1. another name for autopsy n. “post-mortem examination,” 1839, from necro- + opsis “a sight” (see eye (n.)). As a verb, recorded […]



  • Necroscopy

    [nuh-kros-kuh-pee, ne-] /nəˈkrɒs kə pi, nɛ-/ noun, plural necroscopies. 1. .

  • Necrose

    [nuh-krohs, ne-, nek-rohs] /nəˈkroʊs, nɛ-, ˈnɛk roʊs/ verb (used with or without object), necrosed, necrosing. Pathology. 1. to affect or be affected with . /nɛˈkrəʊs; ˈnɛkrəʊs/ verb 1. (intransitive) to cause or undergo necrosis necrose ne·crose (ně-krōs’, -krōz’, něk’rōs’, -rōz’) v. ne·crosed, ne·cros·ing, ne·cros·es To undergo or cause to undergo necrosis.



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