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sphacelate Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb undergo necrosis
    necrose; gangrene; mortify.
    • the tissue around the wound necrosed
WordNet

Sphac"e*late transitive verb
Definitions
  1. (Med.) To affect with gangrene.
Sphac"e*late, Sphac"e*la`ted adjective (Also<
  • Sphacelate
  • Sphacelated
)
Definitions
  1. (Med.) Affected with gangrene; mortified.

Webster 1913