sphacelus

[ sfăsə-ləs ]

n.

A mass of sloughing, gangrenous, or necrotic matter.

Nearby words

  1. sph,
  2. sphacelate,
  3. sphacelism,
  4. sphaceloderma,
  5. sphacelous,
  6. sphaeristeria,
  7. sphaeristerium,
  8. sphaero-,
  9. sphagnous,
  10. sphagnum


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