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Noun
Localized death and decomposition of body tissue, resulting from obstructed circulation or bacterial infection
“Rarely, fulminant ischaemic colitis occurs with gangrene or perforation and needs urgent surgical exploration.”
Verb
Become affected with gangrene
“The limb that is left to gangrene normally has to be cut off, and that would be a sad indictment on yourselves and a very poor response to the residents of the periphery of town.”
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