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    gangrene - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gangrene

    (noun) necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
    Synonyms : slough , sphacelus
    (noun) the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply) Definition
    (verb) undergo necrosis
    Synonyms : mortify , necrose , sphacelate
    Example Sentence
    • the tissue around the wound necrosed
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gangrene

gan(GUN)+grene(GREEN)..so if you are shot by a gun and if your leg or hand gets injured and if you donot take any medical care, the wound turns blue..GREEN...AND THAT IS HOW YOU DEVELOP GANGRENE.

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Gang Rain i.e. rain in gang means all of a sudden meaning sudden death due to very heavy rain

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