Sphacelated
Sphacelate Sphac"e*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sphacelated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sphacelating}.] [NL. sphacelare, sphacelatum, mortify: cf. F. sphac['e]ler. See {Sphacelus}.] (Med.) To die, decay, or become gangrenous, as flesh or bone; to mortify. [1913 Webster]

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  • sphacelated — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌlād.ə̇d adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin sphacelatus + English ed 1. : gangrenous, sloughed a sphacelated ulcer 2. : withered …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sphacelated — Sphacelate Sphac e*late, Sphacelated Sphac e*la ted, a. (Med.) Affected with gangrene; mortified. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sphacelated — v. cause to gangrene; be affected with gangrene …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sphacelated — sphac·e·lat·ed …   English syllables

  • Sphacelate — Sphac e*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sphacelated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sphacelating}.] [NL. sphacelare, sphacelatum, mortify: cf. F. sphac[ e]ler. See {Sphacelus}.] (Med.) To die, decay, or become gangrenous, as flesh or bone; to mortify. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sphacelate — Sphac e*late, Sphacelated Sphac e*la ted, a. (Med.) Affected with gangrene; mortified. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sphacelating — Sphacelate Sphac e*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sphacelated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sphacelating}.] [NL. sphacelare, sphacelatum, mortify: cf. F. sphac[ e]ler. See {Sphacelus}.] (Med.) To die, decay, or become gangrenous, as flesh or bone; to mortify.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sphacelate — [sfas′ə lāt΄] vt., vi. sphacelated, sphacelating 〚< ModL sphacelatus, pp. of sphacelare, to mortify < sphacelus, gangrene < Gr sphakelos〛 to make or become gangrenous; mortify sphacelation n. * * * …   Universalium

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