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See definition of gangrene on Dictionary.com
  • as inputrefaction
  • as inputrescence
  • as inputridness
  • as inspoilage
  • as indecay

synonyms for gangrene

  • adulteration
  • atrophy
  • blight
  • breakdown
  • caries
  • consumption
  • corrosion
  • decadence
  • decline
  • decomposition
  • decrease
  • decrepitude
  • degeneracy
  • degeneration
  • depreciation
  • deterioration
  • dilapidation
  • disintegration
  • disrepair
  • dissolution
  • downfall
  • dying
  • extinction
  • fading
  • failing
  • impairment
  • mortification
  • putrescence
  • putridity
  • putridness
  • rot
  • rottenness
  • rotting
  • ruin
  • ruination
  • rust
  • senescence
  • spoilage
  • spoilation
  • wasting
  • withering
  • crumbling
  • perishing
  • wasting away
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antonyms for gangrene

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  • ascent
  • betterment
  • building
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  • construction
  • development
  • growth
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  • increase
  • morality
  • rise
  • strengthening
  • strength
  • germination
  • construction
  • rise
  • ascent
  • growth
  • development
  • flourish
  • morality
  • increase
  • building
  • improvement
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How to use gangrene in a sentence

Ganesh Manudhane, a Mumbai cardiologist, told Bloomberg in June that he has seen increasing cases of microthrombi, which are clots in small blood vessels, so severe that gangrene develops, which can be life-threatening.
A GUIDE TO DELTA, DELTA-PLUS, LAMBDA, AND OTHER INFECTIOUS CORONAVIRUS VARIANTSEMPIREAUGUST 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It, or a similar bacillus, is sometimes found in the sputum of gangrene of the lung.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He thought about things like lock-jaw and gangrene and his hand trembled as he tied his pocket-handkerchief around the wound.
TIME ENOUGH AT LASTLYN VENABLE
Only the new antibiotics he had taken along, had kept the gangrene from killing him.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
His first treatise—on gangrene and sphacelus—quickly made him known, and went through eleven editions.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
It was as likely as not a charge of buck-shot low down in the body, leaving the rest to hemorrhage or gangrene.
THE ISLE OF UNRESTHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Even simple scratches are often fatal in these over-fat animals, from inducing gangrene.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
The gangrenous variety begins with coldness and weakness of the extremities followed by gangrene and sloughing.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883VARIOUS
Sometimes gangrene or mortification ensues, and sometimes the inflammation partly subsides and becomes chronic.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
It was evident that unless the tension could be removed, gangrene must soon ensue.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
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