emphysematous phlegmon definition

  • noun:
    • (pathology) a deadly kind of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that create toxins that cause tissue demise; may be used as a bioweapon
    • (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene typically brought on by clostridium micro-organisms that produce toxins that cause muscle death; may be used as a bioweapon
    • (pathology) a deadly type of gangrene often brought on by clostridium germs that create toxins that can cause structure demise; can be used as a bioweapon

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