gan·grene /ˈgæŋˌgrin, gæŋˈ, ˈgænˌ, gænˈ/
gan·grene /ˈgæŋˌgrɪn, gæŋˈ, ˈgænˌ, gænˈ/ 名詞
Gan·grene n. Med. A term formerly restricted to mortification of the soft tissues which has not advanced so far as to produce complete loss of vitality; but now applied to mortification of the soft parts in any stage.
Gan·grene, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Gangrened p. pr. & vb. n. Gangrening.] To produce gangrene in; to be affected with gangrene.
n 1: necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
[syn: sphacelus, slough]
2: the localized death of living cells (as from infection or
the interruption of blood supply) [syn: necrosis, mortification,
v : undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"
[syn: necrose, mortify, sphacelate]