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Headword: Γάγγραινα
Adler number: gamma,6
Translated headword: gangrene
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A type of ailment.
Greek Original:
Γάγγραινα: εἶδος πάθους.
Notes:
cf. Hesychius gamma1417. LSJ entry at web address 1.
Besides the term's prominence in medical writers (and contexts) see e.g. Paul's Second Letter to Timothy 2:17 ('and their word will eat as doth a canker': KJV, where 'canker' = γάγγραινα ).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: Christianity; definition; imagery; medicine; religion; science and technology
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 27 March 1999@18:25:14.
Vetted by:
Eric Nelson on 30 December 1999@00:52:42.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 14 December 2001@11:35:52.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 11 July 2003@06:44:45.
William Hutton (tweaked translation and augmented notes, added keywords) on 25 February 2008@07:16:14.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 20 August 2012@00:29:10.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 20 August 2012@03:10:23.

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