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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.