emphysematous phlegmon

emphysematous phlegmon
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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  • gas phlegmon — 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 • Syn: ↑gas gangrene, ↑clostridial myonecrosis, ↑emphysematous gangrene, ↑emphysematous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • progressive emphysematous necrosis — 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 • Syn: ↑gas gangrene, ↑clostridial myonecrosis, ↑emphysematous gangrene, ↑emphysematous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clostridial myonecrosis — 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 • Syn: ↑gas gangrene, ↑emphysematous gangrene, ↑emphysematous phlegmon, ↑gangrenous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gangrenous emphysema — 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 • Syn: ↑gas gangrene, ↑clostridial myonecrosis, ↑emphysematous gangrene, ↑emphysematous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gas 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 • Syn: ↑clostridial myonecrosis, ↑emphysematous gangrene, ↑emphysematous phlegmon,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sphacelus — noun 1. necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass • Syn: ↑gangrene, ↑slough • Derivationally related forms: ↑sphacelate, ↑gangrenous (for: ↑gangrene), ↑gangrene …   Useful english dictionary

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