Synonyms and Antonyms for gas-gangrene

1. gas gangrene (n.)

(pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon

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2. gangrene (v.)

undergo necrosis

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4. gangrene (n.)

the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

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5. gas (n.)

the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container

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7. gas (n.)

a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines

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8. gas (v.)

attack with gas; subject to gas fumes

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10. gas (n.)

a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal

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