\sfˈe͡ɪsləs], \sfˈeɪsləs], \s_f_ˈeɪ_s_l_ə_s]\
Definitions of SPHACELUS
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
This word is used, by some, synonymously with gangrene; by others, with gangrene when it occu-pies the whole substance of a limb. Commonly, it means the disorganized portion, in cases of mortification, anthraconecro'sis, which must be thrown off, - or is, in other words, totally dead. The foul disorganized portion of an ulcer-called the slough- must be considered a kind of spha-celus. Sphacelus was formerly used to denote excessive pain; and for agitation from excessive pain, or violent emotion.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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