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- n. gangrenous part
- n. gangrene; slough
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Gangrenous part; gangrene; slough.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Necrosis.
- n. A necrosed mass of tissue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
- n. the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
From Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)