gangrenous

[ gang-green, gang-green ]SEE DEFINITION OF gangrenous

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The reaction of the gangrenous matter in certain stages was alkaline.

I speak to Carre in veiled words of the troublesome, gangrenous leg.

Cameron found his gorge rise at the sight of the gangrenous ankle.

Never has this been tried—and man is ever at it—but what the end has been gangrenous and fatal.

Their brains are gangrenous with memories of cancelled malice.

There are two varieties of the disease, the convulsive and the gangrenous.

In the production of gangrenous sloughs, it much resembles the descriptions usually given of sloughing ulcers.

If a man had a gangrenous foot would you have patience with anyone who hesitated to amputate it?

Gangrenous condition of the tongue, proceeding from a disordered liver, and mysteriously communicated to the brain.

Apostema was abscess, ulcus any rather deep erosion, putredo a gangrenous condition, and casus the fall of the uvula.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from gangrene + -ous.

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