What does the word gangrene mean?

Usage examples for gangrene

  1. As time passes the animal becomes quieter, but this cessation of pain may indicate that gangrene of the bowel has set in, and may, therefore, under certain circumstances, be considered a precursor of death. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  2. No sign of gangrene! – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  3. It was as likely as not a charge of buck- shot low down in the body, leaving the rest to hemorrhage or gangrene. – The Isle of Unrest by Henry Seton Merriman

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