embolic gangrene


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em·bol·ic gan·grene

gangrene resulting from obstruction of an artery by an embolus.

embolic gangrene

Etymology: Gk, embolos + gaggraina
the death and decay of body tissues caused by an embolus blocking the blood supply to that part.

embolic gangrene

A permutation of ischaemic gangrene caused by thromboembolism.

em·bol·ic gan·grene

(em-bolik ganggrēn)
Gangrene resulting from obstruction of an artery by an embolus.