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Noun: dry gangrene  drI'gang-green
  1. (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown colour
    - cold gangrene, mumification necrosis, mummification

Derived forms: dry gangrenes

Type of: gangrene, slough, sphacelus

Encyclopedia: Dry gangrene