gangrene Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gangrene" in British English

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gangrenenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɡæŋ.ɡriːn/  us   /ɡæŋˈɡriːn/
the ​decay of a ​part of a person's ​body because the ​blood has ​stoppedflowing there: They had to ​amputate his ​leg because gangrene had set in.
gangrenous
adjective uk   us   /-ɡrɪ.nəs/
(Definition of gangrene from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gangrenenoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡæŋ·ɡrin, ɡæŋˈɡrin/
decay of ​part of a person’s ​body because the ​blood has ​stoppedflowing there: Doctors were ​afraid gangrene might set in.
(Definition of gangrene from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gangrene”
in Spanish gangrena…
in Vietnamese chứng hoại thư…
in Malaysian kelemayuh…
in Thai เนื้อร้าย…
in French gangrène…
in German der Brand…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坏疽…
in Turkish kangren…
in Russian гангрена…
in Indonesian luka membusuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壞疽…
in Polish gangrena…
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