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gan·grene

 (găng′grēn′, găng-grēn′)
n.
Death and decay of body tissue, often in a limb or digit, caused by insufficient blood supply to the affected area as a result of injury, infection, or disease, and commonly classified as wet (when bacterial infection is involved) or dry (when infection is not a significant factor).
tr. & intr.v. gan·grened, gan·gren·ing, gan·grenes
To affect or become affected with gangrene.

[Medieval Latin cancrēna, from Latin gangraena, gangrēna, from Greek gangraina.]

gan′gre·nous (găng′grə-nəs) adj.

gangrene

(ˈɡæŋɡriːn)
n
1. (Pathology) death and decay of tissue as the result of interrupted blood supply, disease, or injury
2. moral decay or corruption
vb
(Pathology) to become or cause to become affected with gangrene
[C16: from Latin gangraena, from Greek gangraina an eating sore; related to Greek gran to gnaw]
gangrenous adj

gan•grene

(ˈgæŋ grin, gæŋˈgrin)

n., v. -grened, -gren•ing. n.
1. death of soft tissue due to obstructed circulation, usu. followed by decomposition and putrefaction.
v.t., v.i.
2. to affect or become affected with gangrene.
[1535–45; < Middle French gangrene < Latin gangraena < Greek gángraina an eating sore]
gan′gre•nous (-grə nəs) adj.

gan·grene

(găng′grēn′)
Death of tissue in a living body, especially in a limb, caused by a bacterial infection resulting from a stoppage of the blood supply to the affected tissue.

gangrene


Past participle: gangrened
Gerund: gangrening

Imperative
gangrene
gangrene
Present
I gangrene
you gangrene
he/she/it gangrenes
we gangrene
you gangrene
they gangrene
Preterite
I gangrened
you gangrened
he/she/it gangrened
we gangrened
you gangrened
they gangrened
Present Continuous
I am gangrening
you are gangrening
he/she/it is gangrening
we are gangrening
you are gangrening
they are gangrening
Present Perfect
I have gangrened
you have gangrened
he/she/it has gangrened
we have gangrened
you have gangrened
they have gangrened
Past Continuous
I was gangrening
you were gangrening
he/she/it was gangrening
we were gangrening
you were gangrening
they were gangrening
Past Perfect
I had gangrened
you had gangrened
he/she/it had gangrened
we had gangrened
you had gangrened
they had gangrened
Future
I will gangrene
you will gangrene
he/she/it will gangrene
we will gangrene
you will gangrene
they will gangrene
Future Perfect
I will have gangrened
you will have gangrened
he/she/it will have gangrened
we will have gangrened
you will have gangrened
they will have gangrened
Future Continuous
I will be gangrening
you will be gangrening
he/she/it will be gangrening
we will be gangrening
you will be gangrening
they will be gangrening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gangrening
you have been gangrening
he/she/it has been gangrening
we have been gangrening
you have been gangrening
they have been gangrening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gangrening
you will have been gangrening
he/she/it will have been gangrening
we will have been gangrening
you will have been gangrening
they will have been gangrening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gangrening
you had been gangrening
he/she/it had been gangrening
we had been gangrening
you had been gangrening
they had been gangrening
Conditional
I would gangrene
you would gangrene
he/she/it would gangrene
we would gangrene
you would gangrene
they would gangrene
Past Conditional
I would have gangrened
you would have gangrened
he/she/it would have gangrened
we would have gangrened
you would have gangrened
they would have gangrened

gangrene

(gas) A type of gangrene involving bacterial infection, usually of a wound, leading to muscle death.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gangrene - necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
cold gangrene, dry gangrene, mumification necrosis, mummification - (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color
clostridial myonecrosis, emphysematous gangrene, emphysematous phlegmon, gangrenous emphysema, gas gangrene, gas phlegmon, progressive emphysematous necrosis - (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
2.gangrene - the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)gangrene - the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
death - the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death"
myonecrosis - localized death of muscle cell fibers
Verb1.gangrene - undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"
rot, waste - become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
Translations
غَنْغَرينَه
sněť
koldbrand
üszkösödés
drep í holdi
gangrenagangrenuotas
gangrēna
gangréna

gangrene

[ˈgæŋgriːn] Ngangrena f

gangrene

[ˈgæŋgriːn] ngangrène f

gangrene

nBrand m, → Gangrän f or nt (spec)

gangrene

[ˈgæŋgriːn] ncancrena

gangrene

(ˈgӕŋgriːn) noun
the decay of a part of the body of a living person, animal etc, because the blood supply to that part of the body has stopped.
ˈgangrenous (-grə-) adjective

gan·grene

n. gangrena, destrucción de un tejido debido a riego sanguíneo interrumpido gen. por infección bacteriana y putrefacción;
gaseous ______ gaseosa.

gangrene

n gangrena; dry — gangrena seca; gas — gangrena gaseosa
References in classic literature ?
But for that matter, the Creole husband is never jealous; with him the gangrene passion is one which has become dwarfed by disuse.
Tell your friend that when that time you suck from my wound so swiftly the poison of the gangrene from that knife that our other friend, too nervous, let slip, you did more for him when he wants my aids and you call for them than all his great fortune could do.
I've never seen a man die under the lash, but gangrene may set up if the kourbash has been pickled.
But huntin' as large a country as we do, we mayn't be back at that village for a month, and if the dressings ain't renewed, and gangrene sets in, often as not you find your man pegging about on his stumps.
Natasha told her that at first there had been danger from his feverish condition and the pain he suffered, but at Troitsa that had passed and the doctor had only been afraid of gangrene.
Achieving an aesthetic appearance of the scrotum after extensive Fournier's gangrene is a reconstructive challenge.
AN ARTIST who descended into a world of drug abuse died of blood poisoning after she developed gangrene and a flesh-eating bug.
My friend who has type 1 diabetes had to have his toe removed because of gangrene.
The 42-year-old woman was minutes from losing her limb to gangrene after developing a blood clot from hip to calf.
Indradevi, 38, claimed that Uthayakumar was not given proper medical treatment and could lose his leg due to diabetic gangrene.
Prosser said the dog had developed gangrene and he had used an electric saw to cut it off himself.
Pensioner Ada Gray died after she contracted gangrene.