Definitions for "Gangrene"
A term formerly restricted to mortification of the soft tissues which has not advanced so far as to produce complete loss of vitality; but now applied to mortification of the soft parts in any stage.
(gas gangrene) The infection of dead tissue causing, in the case of gas gangrene, foul smelling gas
The death of tissue caused by a very poor blood supply, as sometimes occurs in the feet and legs of persons with diabetes. Infection may be a contributing cause.
Keywords:  mormal
Keywords:  produce
To produce gangrene in; to be affected with gangrene.