Definition of necrogenic in English:

necrogenic

Pronunciation /ˌnɛkrə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/

adjective

  • 1Produced by contact with dead bodies; arising from dead bodies; (Medicine) designating a wart-like form of tuberculosis of the skin acquired by contact with infected human or bovine tissue, seen especially in pathologists, abattoir workers, and butchers (now historical).

  • 2Causing necrosis; relating to the development of necrosis.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Fagge (1838–1883), physician. From necro- + -genic.