dry gangrene

noun

Medical Definition of dry gangrene

: gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction, is sharply localized, and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue which is sharply demarcated from adjacent tissue by a line of inflammation

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“Dry gangrene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dry%20gangrene. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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