Death and decay of body tissue, often in a limb or digit, caused by insufficient blood supply to the affected area as a result of injury, infection, or disease, and commonly classified as wet (when bacterial infection is involved) or dry (when infection is not a significant factor).
The definition of a bog is small marsh with wet ground made up of decaying plants, usually moss.
A piece of wet, spongy land that is permanently or periodically covered with water, characterized by growths of shrubs and trees; marsh; bog
Deep mud; wet, soggy earth; slush
To shed in such a manner.
A tract of low, wet, soft land that is temporarily, or permanently, covered with water, characterized by aquatic, grasslike vegetation; swamp; bog; morass; fen
Land with a soft muddy surface.
(Rare) Dry land
Find another word for sloughs. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sloughs, like: gangrenes, bogs, swamps, mires, molts, sheds, marshes, quagmires, marshlands, swamplands and morasses.