sphacelus


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sphac·e·lus

(sfas'ĕ-lŭs),
A mass of sloughing, gangrenous, or necrotic matter.
[G. sphakelos, gangrene]

sphac·e·lus

(sfas'ĕ-lŭs)
A mass of sloughing, gangrenous, or necrotic matter.
[G. sphakelos, gangrene]

sphacelus

(sfas'el-us)
A necrosed mass of tissue. Synonym: gangrene; mortification; necrosis; slough

sphacelus

a slough; a mass of gangrenous tissue.