Definition of Gangrene. Meaning of Gangrene. Synonyms of Gangrene

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Definition of Gangrene

Gangrene
Gangrene Gan"grene, n. [F. gangr[`e]ne, L. gangraena, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to gnaw, eat; cf. Skr. gras, gar, to devour, and E. voracious, also canker, n., in sense 3.] (Med.) A term formerly restricted to mortification of the soft tissues which has not advanced so far as to produce complete loss of vitality; but now applied to mortification of the soft parts in any stage.

Meaning of Gangrene from wikipedia

- be classified as dry gangrene, wet gangrene, gas gangrene, internal gangrene, and necrotizing fasciitis. The diagnosis of gangrene is based on symptoms...
- Gas gangrene (also known as clostridial myonecrosis and myonecrosis) is a bacterial infection that produces tissue gas in gangrene. This deadly form of...
- Fournier gangrene is a type of necrotizing fasciitis or gangrene affecting the external genitalia or perineum. It commonly occurs in older men, but it...
- Gangrene is a severe medical condition caused by infection or a critically insufficient blood supply. Gangrene may also refer to: Gangrene (album), a 2008...
- streptococcal gangrene", "progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene", "necrotizing abscess", "galloping gangrene", or "hospital gangrene". Later, "hospital...
- Internal gangrene is a general term for necrosis of an internal organ, such as the large intestine, appendix, or small intestine. It may refer to: Ischemic...
- Skin becomes thin and shiny. Hair growth is reduced. Ulcerations and gangrene in the extremities are common complications, often resulting in the need...
- Together with his longtime collaborator Oh No (with whom he forms the group Gangrene), Woody Jackson and Tangerine Dream, he composed the official score to...
- Gangrene is an American hip hop and record production duo, which consists of rapper/producers The Alchemist and Oh No. The Alchemist and Oh No, MCs and...
- Gangrene is a 1968 novel written by Flemish writer and former ****istant Direct Commissioner in the Belgian Congo Jef Geeraerts. Also referred to as Black...