For Marius had gas gangrene, and gangrene is death, and it was the smell of death that the others complained of.
Still, gas gangrene had developed, which showed that the Germans were using very poisonous shells.
We have just put off an emergency case of gas gangrene, temp.
Either wound would have been fatal, but it was the gas gangrene in his torn-out thigh that would kill him first.
Calcium gluconate and gas gangrene antitoxin as well as antibiotics are helpful.
They both have symptoms of gas gangrene, and I am afraid one will lose an arm and the other a leg.
gas gangrene n.
A form of gangrene occurring in a wound infected with anaerobic bacteria, especially species of Clostridium, and characterized by the presence of gas in the affected tissue and constitutional septic symptoms.