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synonyms for gangrenous

  • addled
  • ruined
  • withered
  • corroded
  • decomposed
  • moldered
  • perished
  • putrefied
  • rank
  • riddled
  • rotted
  • spoiled
  • wasted
  • bad
  • carious
  • carrion
  • effete
  • overripe
  • putrescent
  • putrid

antonyms for gangrenous

MOST RELEVANT
  • developing
  • flourishing
  • germinating
  • growing
  • improving
  • ripening
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How to use gangrenous in a sentence

Gangrenous condition of the tongue, proceeding from a disordered liver, and mysteriously communicated to the brain.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 8, MAY 21, 1870VARIOUS
The gangrenous variety begins with coldness and weakness of the extremities followed by gangrene and sloughing.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883VARIOUS
The gangrenous spot over the left ilium is separating from the surrounding tissues.
REPORT ON SURGERY TO THE SANTA CLARA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETYJOSEPH BRADFORD COX
Once, when left in sole charge of the hospital, he determined to amputate the leg of a Bhuttia suffering from gangrenous sores.
LIFE IN AN INDIAN OUTPOSTGORDON CASSERLY
A quantity of gangrenous or decomposing matter may in such a case be carried from the surface into the circulation.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
The spontaneous separation of a gangrenous hand or foot was on the whole a good sign for the recovery of the patient.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN (VOLUME I OF II)CHARLES CREIGHTON
The end of our case is then either a gangrenous pneumonia or complications induced by a condition of widespread pyæmia.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
The gangrenous tissue changes into crusts or scabs which drop off in a short time and the patient is cured of his ringworm.
PROF. KOCH'S METHOD TO CURE TUBERCULOSIS POPULARLY TREATEDMAX BIRNBAUM
The stump of the forearm is covered with irregular scars, such as would remain if the hand had become gangrenous and fallen away.
A JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN THE CONGO FREE STATEMARCUS DORMAN
The juice of the root makes a useful wash for gangrenous ulcers and a good injection for fistula.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GANGRENOUS

  • addled
  • bad
  • carious
  • carrion
  • corroded
  • decomposed
  • effete
  • gangrenous
  • moldered
  • overripe
  • perished
  • putrefied
  • putrescent
  • putrid
  • rank
  • riddled
  • rotted
  • ruined
  • spoiled
  • wasted
  • withered
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.