Translation of "gangrene" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈɡæŋ.ɡriːn/ us /ɡæŋˈɡriːn/

the decay of a part of a person’s body because the blood has stopped flowing there

They had to amputate his leg because gangrene had set in.
gangrenous adjective uk /-ɡrɪ.nəs/ us

(Translation of “gangrene” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈɡӕŋɡriːn/

(medical ) the decay of a part of the body of a living person, animal etc, because the blood supply to that part of the body has stopped

Gangrene had set in his right leg.
gangrenous /-ɡrə-/ adjective

a gangrenous wound.

(Translation of “gangrene” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)