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Related to gangrenous: gangrenous appendicitis, gangrenous necrosis

gangrenous

 [gang´grĕ-nus]
pertaining to, marked by, or of the nature of gangrene.

gan·gre·nous

(gang'grĕ-nŭs),
Relating to or affected with gangrene.

gangrenous

adjective Referring to gangrene.

gan·gre·nous

(gang'grĕ-nŭs)
Relating to or affected with gangrene.
Synonym(s): mortified.

gangrenous

pertaining to, marked by, or of the nature of gangrene.

gangrenous cellulitis
gangrenous necrosis of the skin of the thorax and thighs of chickens of 1 to 4 months of age caused by Clostridium septicum and other clostridia. Most affected birds die and the mortality rate in a flock may be as high as 60%. Called also necrotic dermatitis, gangrenous dermatitis.
gangrenous coryza
see malignant catarrhal fever.
gangrenous dermatitis
see gangrenous cellulitis.
gangrenous ergotism
see rye ergot1.
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Immunopathology and cytokine responses in commercial broiler chickens with gangrenous dermatitis.
Patient lost most nails of both hands and feet by day 28, gangrenous scabs were shed from tips of fingers while the toes still had scabs (Figure 2).
In patients with no major systemic illness, an increased incidence of gangrenous cholecystitis (as much as 59%) has been reported, but this is possibly owing to diagnostic uncertainty and delay in performing surgery in this group of patients.
The diabetes sufferer, who also had learning difficulties, had to have her leg amputated after it became gangrenous and was not expected to last the night.
He is running to raise money for the charity Facing Africa, which aims to treat and raise awareness of NOMA disease, a gangrenous infection which kills tens of thousands of children every year and leaves survivors with severe facial disfigurement.
Eric Neil, 56, from Ormesby, who almost died while having a two stone gangrenous tumour removed from his bowel, pulled off the daring stunt at a fundraising show at The Navigation pub in Middlesbrough.
He was a fat, bald redhead who smelled horrific, due to the gangrenous wound on his rotting leg.
Many others end up needing early amputations of gangrenous limbs.
The boy's left arm had been ripped off and was badly infected and gangrenous.
After the birth, doctors operated to save the gangrenous right leg and are now confident she will have full function in the foot and be able to walk.
LeMons race cars display gangrenous rust scabs, rattle-can paint jobs, flatulent engines, and other aesthetically unpleasant features," said Jay Lamm, creator and chief perpetrator of the nationwide clunker series.