Synonyms for gangrene

Synonyms for (noun) gangrene

Synonyms: sphacelus, gangrene, necrosis, mortification

Definition: the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

Similar words: death

Definition: the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism

Usage: the animal died a painful death


Synonyms: gangrene, sphacelus, slough

Definition: necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

Similar words: pathology

Definition: any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

Synonyms for (verb) gangrene

Synonyms: sphacelate, gangrene, mortify, necrose

Definition: undergo necrosis

Usage: the tissue around the wound necrosed

Similar words: rot, waste

Definition: become physically weaker

Usage: Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world