sphacelate


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sphacelate

(ˈsfæsəˌleɪt)
adj
(Pathology) obsolete affected with gangrene
vb
(Pathology) to affect or become affected with gangrene
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Verb1.sphacelate - 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"
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