sphacelous

sphac·e·lous

(sfas'ĕ-lŭs),
Sloughing, gangrenous, or necrotic.

sphacelous

[sfas′ələs]
pertaining to something that is necrotic or gangrenous.

sphac·e·lous

(sfas'ĕ-lŭs)
Sloughing, gangrenous, or necrotic.

sphacelous

gangrenous; sloughing.
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Strangulation of the spermatic cord by torsion on its long axis may interfere sufficiently with vascularization so as to produce a sphacelous condition in the cord itself, in the testicle , or in both.