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necrosisνέκρωσις (gr.); Nekrose (ger.)

  • Death of tissue or cells; an instance or area of this. (OED 2003)
    death apoptosis
    c. 100 AD

    Αμορραγει κοτ κστις· ξανθντε κα λεπτν τδε τ αμα· λλ' οδν τι δι τνδε θνσκουσι, κν μΗϊδη πσχεσις· λλ' π τοσι θρμβοισι κα τ φλεγμον κνδυνος. ψξις γρ κα νκρωσις, κα γαγγραινσιες, κα τπ τδε κακΗϊδως κτενει. [The bladder also sometimes suffers from hemorrhage; the blood there is bright and thin, but the patients never die from it, although it may not be easy to stop. But from the clots and the inflammation there is danger; for the coldness, mortification, gangrene, and the other evils consequent upon it readily prove fatal.]

    Aretaios, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (The Extant Works of Aretaeus, the Cappadocian, ed. F. Adams, London 1856): 44 (book II, ch. 10) (transl. by F. Adams); cf. Digital Hippocrates (



    Aretaios (1554). Medici lib. VIII: 65.
    telia necrosis
    Roch Le Baillif (1578). Le Demosterion: 126.

    Gangrena and Syderatio, which the Grecians call necrosis and sphacelus.

    Barrough, P. (1583). Methode of Phisicke: 231 (acc. to OED 2011).

    Necrosis or inward Mortification
    Nedham, M. (1665). Medela Medicinæ: 410 (acc. to OED 2011).