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Definition of Gangrene


  1. 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.
  2. To produce gangrene in; to be affected with gangrene.

Gangrene Translations

gangrene in German is Wundbrand
gangrene in Italian is incendio
gangrene in Norwegian is koldbrann
gangrene in Spanish is gangrena
gangrene in Swedish is kallbrand