white gangrene


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Related to white gangrene: wet gangrene

white gan·grene

necrosis of a body part accompanied by the formation of grayish-white sloughs.
Synonym(s): leukonecrosis

white gan·grene

(wīt gang'grēn)
Death of a body part accompanied by the formation of grayish-white sloughs.

white gangrene

Gangrene caused by local impairments of blood flow.
See also: gangrene