emphysematous gangrene

emphysematous gangrene
noun
(pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
Topics: ↑pathology
Hypernyms: ↑gangrene, ↑sphacelus, ↑slough

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noun

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