moist gangrene

noun

: gangrene that develops in the presence of combined arterial and venous obstruction, is usually accompanied by an infection, and is characterized by a watery discharge usually of foul odor

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“Moist gangrene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/moist%20gangrene. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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