Sentence Examples with the word gangrene

In the gangrenous form various parts of the body underwent gangrene as a consequence of the arrest of bloodsupply produced by the action of sphacelinic acid on the arteries.

If the flow of arterial blood only is arrested, the part depending upon it for nutrition becomes numb, cold and shrivelled, and the form of mortification known as dry gangrene occurs.

He died of gangrene of the leg in his seventieth year.

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Nevertheless, gangrene is nothing more or less than the putrefactive fermentation of an animal tissue still attached to the body.