Definition of 'gangrene'
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He subsequently contracted gangrene and had one leg amputated below his knee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He died in hospital a week later of gangrene from apparently minor wounds. The Bullet Catchers (1989)
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Translations for 'gangrene'
British English: gangrene NOUN
Gangrene is the decay that can occur in a part of a person's body if the blood stops flowing to it, for example as a result of illness or injury.
Once gangrene has developed, the tissue is dead.
Definition of gangrene from the Collins English Dictionary
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