Necrotomy Nec*rot"o*my, n. [Gr. nekro`s dead person + te`mnein to cut.] (Med.) The dissection of dead bodies; also, excision of necrosed bone. -- {Nec`ro*tom"ic}, a. -- {Nec*rot"o*mist}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • necrotomy —   n. dissection of dead bodies; removal of necrosed part.    ♦ necrotomic, a.    ♦ necrotomist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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