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gangrene

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The first known use of gangrene was in the 14th century

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“Gangrene.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gangrene. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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