Definition of necrotizing fasciitis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

necrotizing fasciitis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌnekrətaɪzɪŋ fæʃiˈaɪtɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnekrətaɪzɪŋ fæʃiˈaɪtɪs//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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a serious infection that causes cell tissue to be rapidly destroyed
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: necrotizing fasciitis