Gangrenescent Gan`gre*nes"cent, a. Tending to mortification or gangrene. [1913 Webster]

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  • gangrenescent — gangrenescent, a. (gæŋgriːˈnɛsənt) [f. as prec. + escent.] Becoming gangrenous. 1828–32 in Webster; and in subsequent Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • gangrene —   n. mortification of part of body; v.i. & t. suffer or cause this.    ♦ gas gangrene, marked by impregnation of gas caused by bacillus.    ♦ gangrenous, a.    ♦ gangrenescent, a. tending to become gangrenous …   Dictionary of difficult words

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