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noun gan·grene
\ˈgaŋ-ˌgrēn, gaŋ-ˈ, ˈgan-ˌ, gan-ˈ\

Medical Definition of GANGRENE

:  local death of soft tissues due to loss of blood supply
May 24, 2015
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