• Definition for "emphysematous gangrene"
    • (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene frequently caused…
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emphysematous gangrene definition

  • noun:
    • (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene frequently caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that can cause tissue death; may be used as a bioweapon
    • (pathology) a deadly kind of gangrene typically caused by clostridium germs that produce toxins that can cause muscle death; can be used as a bioweapon
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