sphacelate

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sphacelate sphac·e·late (sfās'ə-lāt')
v. sphac·e·lat·ed, sphac·e·lat·ing, sphac·e·lates
To develop or produce gangrenous or necrotic tissue.


sphac'e·la'tion n.
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