Medical Dictionary

sphacelate

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verb sphac·e·late \ˈsfas-ə-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of sphacelate

sphacelated

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sphacelating

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to become gangrenous

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to cause to become gangrenous

sphacelation

\ˌsfas-ə-ˈlā-shən\play noun

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