- ADJGangrenous is used to describe a part of a person's body that has been affected by gangrene.
...patients with gangrenous limbs.
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Gangrenous — Gan gre*nous, a. [Cf. F. gangr[ e]neux.] Affected by, or produced by, gangrene; of the nature of gangrene. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
gangrenous — 1610s, from GANGRENE (Cf. gangrene) + OUS (Cf. ous) … Etymology dictionary
gangrenous — Relating to or affected with gangrene. * * * gan·gre·nous gaŋ grə nəs adj affected by, characterized by, or resembling gangrene <a gangrenous foot> <gangrenous septicemia> … Medical dictionary
gangrenous — adjective Indicative of or afflicted with gangrene. The medic worried that Private Johnsons wounded leg was looking more gangrenous. Syn: infected, necrotic, putrefactive, rotting, septic … Wiktionary
gangrenous — gangrene ► NOUN Medicine ▪ localized death and decomposition of body tissue, resulting from either obstructed circulation or bacterial infection. ► VERB ▪ become affected with gangrene. DERIVATIVES gangrenous adjective. ORIGIN Greek gangraina … English terms dictionary
gangrenous — adjective see gangrene I … New Collegiate Dictionary
gangrenous — See gangrene. * * * … Universalium
gangrenous — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. mortified, necrose. See disease … English dictionary for students
gangrenous — gan|gre|nous [ gæŋgrənəs ] adjective decaying because an injury or illness caused blood to stop flowing … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
gangrenous — ganÂ·greÂ·nous || gÃ¦Å‹grÉªnÉ™s adj. of or pertaining to gangrene, of or pertaining to death of bodily tissue; afflicted with gangrene, affected with tissue death … English contemporary dictionary