phagedena


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phagedena

 [faj″ĕ-de´nah]
rapidly spreading and sloughing ulceration. adj., adj phagede´nic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

phag·e·de·na

(faj'ĕ-dē'nă),
Obsolete term for an ulcer that rapidly spreads peripherally, destroying the tissues as it increases in size.
[G. phagedaina, a canker]
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phagedena

An obsolete term for a rapidly spreading, necrotising, gangrenous ulcer.
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phag·e·de·na

(faj'ĕ-dē'nă)
An ulcer that rapidly spreads peripherally, destroying the tissues as it increases in size.
[G. phagedaina, a canker]
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