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gas gangrene. (n.d.). Retrieved October 15th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/gas-gangrene
Gangrene occurring in a wound infected with anaerobic bacteria of the genus Clostridium, especially C. perfringens, characterized by the presence of gas in the affected tissue and rapid progression that can lead to shock and death if untreated.