Gangrene synonyms

găng'grēn', găng-grēn'
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Death of cells through injury or disease, especially in a localized area of a tissue or organ.
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The process or result of being gradually decomposed.
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An infectious disease:
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A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
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Shame, humiliation, etc.; loss of self-respect
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(Medicine) gangrenous part
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Dead skin on a sore or ulcer.
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(Intransitive, pathology) To become necrotic.
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To discipline (one's body, appetites etc.) by suppressing desires; to practise abstinence on. [from 15th c.]
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Find another word for gangrene. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gangrene, like: necrosis, decay, infection, disease, mortification, sphacelus, slough, necrose, mortify and sphacelate.