leukonecrosis

leukonecrosis

 [loo″ko-nĕ-kro´sis]
gangrene with formation of a white slough.
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white gan·grene

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

White necrosis—a term of waning use for gangrene accompanied by sloughing of whitish necrotic tissue.
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