In medical terms, the word necrotizing means "causing death." The word necrotizing describes flesh-eating bacteria, and with good reason: flesh-eating bacteria cause the death of body tissue. Flesh-eating bacteria specifically cause necrotizing fasciitis, an infection which penetrates deeply to destroy tissue along muscles.
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