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1. gangrene

verb. ['ˈgængriːn'] undergo necrosis.

Synonyms

  • waste
  • rot
  • necrose
  • mortify

Antonyms

  • consume

Etymology

  • gangraena (Latin)
  • γάγγραινα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Gangrene

  • alexandrine
  • amrine
  • chlorine
  • clarine
  • correne
  • dorene
  • durene
  • horine
  • marien
  • nerine
  • samarin
  • sunscreen
  • tarin
  • therien
  • therrien
  • vereen
  • verene

How do you pronounce gangrene?

Pronounce gangrene as ˈgængrin.

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Sentences with gangrene


1. Noun, singular or mass
Chemicals used to treat conditions such as jaundice, gangrene and skin slip should also be available.

2. Noun, plural
Blood, pus, soft pigment stones or even gangrene can accumulate in the gallbladder.

3. Verb, base form
This can lead to gangrene, the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point says 2.

2. gangrene

noun. ['ˈgængriːn'] the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply).

Synonyms

  • myonecrosis
  • necrosis
  • sphacelus
  • death

Antonyms

  • birth
  • middle
  • beginning
  • underspend

Etymology

  • gangraena (Latin)
  • γάγγραινα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. gangrene

noun. ['ˈgængriːn'] necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass.

Synonyms

  • gas gangrene
  • dry gangrene
  • clostridial myonecrosis
  • mummification
  • mumification necrosis
  • cold gangrene
  • emphysematous gangrene
  • gangrenous emphysema
  • emphysematous phlegmon
  • slough
  • sphacelus
  • pathology
  • progressive emphysematous necrosis

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • conserve
  • providence
  • hospitable

Etymology

  • gangraena (Latin)
  • γάγγραινα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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