Synonyms of gangrene


1. gangrene, sphacelus, slough, pathology

usage: necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

2. necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelus, death

usage: the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)


1. necrose, gangrene, mortify, sphacelate, waste, rot

usage: undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"

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