sphac·​e·​lus ˈsfas-ə-ləs How to pronounce sphacelus (audio)
: gangrene
also : a gangrenous or necrosed part or mass : slough

Dictionary Entries Near sphacelus

Cite this Entry

“Sphacelus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sphacelus. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!