Phagedaena



[faj-i-dee-nuh] /ˌfædʒ ɪˈdi nə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
a severe, destructive, eroding ulcer.
/ˌfædʒɪˈdiːnə/
noun
1.
(pathol) a rapidly spreading ulcer that destroys tissues as it increases in size

phagedena phag·e·de·na (fāj’ĭ-dē’nə)
n.
A cutaneous ulcer that rapidly spreads peripherally, destroying tissues as it increases in size. Also called phagedenic ulcer.
phag’e·den’ic (-děn’ĭk) adj.

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