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Gangrene

Gangrene

(Science: pathology) death of tissue, usually in considerable mass and generally associated with loss of vascular (nutritive) supply and followed by bacterial invasion and putrefaction.

Compare: necrosis.

Origin: L. Gangraena, gr. Gangraina = an eating sore The localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply).Undergo necrosis; the tissue around the wound necrosed.Necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass.A condition where tissue begins to decay due to bad circulation in that area, making it easy pray for infection to set in via bacteria.


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... the E. coli. Garlic is a well-known antimicrobial food, and has been used to treat a wide variety of infections. It was used extensively to fight gangrene during World Wars I and II, chest infections and disorders, digestive infections and even fungal disorders like thrush. It has also been used ...

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