Definition of gangrenous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gangrenous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈɡæŋɡrɪnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡæŋɡrɪnəs//
 
 
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(of a part of the body) decaying because the blood supply to it has been stopped because of an illness or injury Her toes went gangrenous.