Spac"e*late (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sphacelated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Sphacelating.] [NL. sphacelare, sphacelatum, mortify: cf. F. sphac'eler. See Sphacelus.] Med.

To die, decay, or become gangrenous, as flesh or bone; to mortify.

 

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