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spew out
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Sphacel
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Sphacelate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SPHAC'ELATE, v.i. [See Sphacelus.]
1. To mortify; to become gangrenous; as flesh.
2. To decay or become carious, as a bone.
SPHAC'ELATE, v.t. To affect with gangrene.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed" [syn: necrose, gangrene, mortify, sphacelate]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sphacelate Sphac"e*late, v. t. (Med.) To affect with gangrene.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sphacelate Sphac"e*late, Sphacelated Sphac"e*la`ted, a. (Med.) Affected with gangrene; mortified.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. n. Mortify, gangrene.



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