gangrenous

adjective

gan·​gre·​nous ˈgaŋ-grə-nəs How to pronounce gangrenous (audio)
: affected by, characterized by, or resembling gangrene
a gangrenous foot
gangrenous septicemia

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“Gangrenous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gangrenous. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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