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symmetrical gangrene in Medicine

symmetrical gangrene

(sĭ-mĕtrĭ-kəl)
n.
  1. Gangrene affecting the extremities of both sides of the body; seen especially in severe arteriosclerosis, myocardial infarction, and ball-valve thrombus.
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