Meaning of “gangrene” in the English Dictionary

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gangrenenoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡæŋ·ɡrin, ɡæŋˈɡrin/

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

Doctors were afraid gangrene might set in.

(Definition of “gangrene” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)