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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 stopped flowing there: They had to amputate his leg because gangrene had set in.
gangrenous
adjective uk   /ˈɡæŋ.ɡrɪ.nəs/ us   /ˈɡæŋ.ɡrə.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 stopped flowing there: Doctors were afraid gangrene might set in.
(Definition of gangrene from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gangrene”
in Vietnamese chứng hoại thư…
in Spanish gangrena…
in Malaysian kelemayuh…
in Thai เนื้อร้าย…
in French gangrène…
in German der Brand…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壞疽…
in Russian гангрена…
in Turkish kangren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坏疽…
in Indonesian luka membusuk…
in Polish gangrena…
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