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Definition of the noun gangrenous emphysema
What does gangrenous emphysema mean as a name of something?
- (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
- domain: pathology
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of gangrenous emphysema: clostridial myonecrosis / emphysematous gangrene / emphysematous phlegmon / gas gangrene / gas phlegmon / progressive emphysematous necrosis
- more generic words: gangrene / slough / sphacelus = necrotic tissue
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Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould
It is also ed Gangrenous emphysema. E., Menstrual. See Angie-neurotic. E. neonatorum, a disease 'mbling somewhat sclerema neonatorum, the skin, wever, being less generally involved and less edemas, filled with a serous fluid, and ...
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
It is also called Gangrenous emphysema. E., Menstrual. See 5., Angie-neurotic. E . neonatorum, a disease resembling somewhat sclerema neonatorum, the skin, however, being less generally involved and less edematous, filled with a serous ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
A cellulitis in which there is a formation of gas in the subcutaneous tissues; gangrenous emphysema. gasserec'tomy [Gasserian ganglion, + G. ektonti, excision.] Excision of the Gasserian ganglion, or ganglion* semilunare. Gasse' rian.
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