sphacelation


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sphac·e·la·tion

(sfas'ĕ-lā'shŭn),
1. The process of becoming gangrenous or necrotic.
2. Gangrene or necrosis.
[G. sphakelos, gangrene]
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sphacelation

An obsolete term for:
(1) Gangrene, necrosis; 
(2) The process of undergoing necrosis or gangrene.
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sphac·e·la·tion

(sfas'ĕ-lā'shŭn)
1. The process of becoming gangrenous or necrotic.
2. Gangrene or necrosis.
[G. sphakelos, gangrene]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012