(Gan"gli*on*a*ry) a. [Cf. F. ganglionnarie.] (Anat.) Ganglionic.
(Gan`gli*on"ic) a. [Cf. F. ganglionique.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, containing, or consisting of,
ganglia or ganglion cells; as, a ganglionic artery; the ganglionic columns of the spinal cord.
(Gan"grel) a. [Cf. Gang, v. i.] Wandering; vagrant. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott.
(Gan"gre*nate) v. t. To gangrene. [Obs.]
(Gan"grene) n. [F. gangrène, L. gangraena, fr. Gr. fr. to gnaw, eat; cf. Skr. gras, gar, to
devour, and E. voracious, also canker, n., in sense 3.] (Med.) A term formerly restricted to mortification
of the soft tissues which has not advanced so far as to produce complete loss of vitality; but now applied
to mortification of the soft parts in any stage.
(Gan"grene), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Gangrened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gangrening.] [Cf. F.
gangréner.] To produce gangrene in; to be affected with gangrene.
(Gan`gre*nes"cent) a. Tending to mortification or gangrene.
(Gan"gre*nous) a. [Cf. F. gangréneux.] Affected by, or produced by, gangrene; of the
nature of gangrene.
(Gangue) n. [F. gangue, fr. G. gang a metallic vein, a passage. See Gang, n.] (Mining)
The mineral or earthy substance associated with metallic ore.
(Gang"way`) n. [See Gang, v. i.]
1. A passage or way into or out of any inclosed place; esp., a temporary way of access formed of planks.
2. In the English House of Commons, a narrow aisle across the house, below which sit those who do
not vote steadly either with the government or with the opposition.
3. (Naut.) The opening through the bulwarks of a vessel by which persons enter or leave it.
4. (Naut.) That part of the spar deck of a vessel on each side of the booms, from the quarter-deck to
the forecastle; more properly termed the waist. Totten.
Gangway ladder, a ladder rigged on the side of a vessel at the gangway. To bring to the gangway,
to punish (a seaman) by flogging him at the gangway.
(Gan"il) n. [F.] A kind of brittle limestone. [Prov. Eng.] Kirwan.