sphacelate

verb
sphac·​e·​late | \ ˈsfas-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce sphacelate (audio) \
sphacelated; sphacelating

Medical Definition of sphacelate

intransitive verb

: to become gangrenous

transitive verb

: to cause to become gangrenous

Other Words from sphacelate

sphacelation \ ˌsfas-​ə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce sphacelation (audio) \ noun

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“Sphacelate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sphacelate. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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