Definition of Progressive emphysematous necrosis
1. Noun. (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon.
Category relationships: Pathology
Generic synonyms: Gangrene, Slough, Sphacelus
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Literary usage of Progressive emphysematous necrosis
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1. Report on the Medico-military Aspects of the European War from Observations by Archibald Magill Fauntleroy (1915)
"... ability to create the conditions favorable for continuance of the process, the term " progressive emphysematous necrosis" would more accurately express ..."
2. Report on Medical and Surgical Developments of the War by William Seaman Bainbridge (1919)
"... United States Navy, "progressive emphysematous necrosis," Colonel Blake has been using, with excellent results, the following acidulated solution: ..."