Gangrening
Gangrene Gan"grene, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Gangrened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gangrening}.] [Cf. F. gangr['e]ner.] To produce gangrene in; to be affected with gangrene. [1913 Webster]

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  • gangrening — gan·grene || gæŋgrɪːn n. death or rotting of body tissue (caused by faulty circulation, disease, etc.) v. suffer from gangrene; cause gangrene …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gangrene — Gan grene, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Gangrened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gangrening}.] [Cf. F. gangr[ e]ner.] To produce gangrene in; to be affected with gangrene. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gangrened — Gangrene Gan grene, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Gangrened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gangrening}.] [Cf. F. gangr[ e]ner.] To produce gangrene in; to be affected with gangrene. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gangrene — I. noun Etymology: Latin gangraena, from Greek gangraina; akin to Greek gran to gnaw Date: 1543 1. local death of soft tissues due to loss of blood supply 2. pervasive decay or corruption ; rot < moral gangrene > • gangrenous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gangrene — gangrenous /gang greuh neuhs/, adj. /gang green, gang green /, n., v., gangrened, gangrening. Pathol. n. 1. necrosis or death of soft tissue due to obstructed circulation, usually followed by decomposition and putrefaction. v.t., v.i. 2. to… …   Universalium

  • gangrene — /ˈgæŋgrin / (say ganggreen) noun 1. the dying of tissue, as from interruption of circulation; mortification. –verb (gangrened, gangrening) –verb (t) 2. to affect with gangrene. –verb (i) 3. to become affected with gangrene. {Latin gangraena, from …   Australian English dictionary

  • gangrene — [gaŋ′grēn΄, gaŋ grēn′] n. [Fr gangrène < L gangraena < Gr gangraina, redupl. < gran, to gnaw < IE base * gras > L gramen, grass, fodder] decay of tissue in a part of the body when the blood supply is obstructed by injury, disease,… …   English World dictionary

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