What does sphacelus mean?

Definitions for sphacelus

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sphacelus.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gangrene, sphacelus, sloughnoun

    necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

  2. necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelusnoun

    the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sphacelusnoun

    gangrenous part; gangrene; slough

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. .]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sphacelus

    sfas′e-lus, n. gangrene.—adjs. Sphac′elate, -d, necrosed.—ns. Sphacelā′tion, Sphacelis′mus, necrosis; Sphacelō′ma, a genus of fungi containing anthracnose. [Gr. sphakelos.]

Matched Categories

How to pronounce sphacelus?

How to say sphacelus in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sphacelus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sphacelus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of sphacelus

  1. sphacelussphacelussphacelussphacelus


Find a translation for the sphacelus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these sphacelus definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "sphacelus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 26 Jan. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/sphacelus>.

    Are we missing a good definition for sphacelus? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
    • A. lacerate
    • B. bristly
    • C. bibulous
    • D. naiant

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for sphacelus: