Definition of sloughy in English:

sloughy

adjective

See slough

‘Hydrogels form an essential option in treatment regimes for cleansing of sloughy and necrotic wounds.’
  • ‘Also the sites where the dew claws were removed never healed properly, forming little sloughy pits.’
  • ‘This individual initially presented from the community with a painful, sloughy, neuropathic ulcer.’
  • ‘The clinical investigation was restricted to the debridement of sloughy non-viable tissue only.’
  • ‘The study confirms both the clinical efficacy and cost effectiveness of larval therapy in the debridement of sloughy venous ulcers.’
  • ‘On necrotic and sloughy wounds the drug can be left on for up to 3 days.’
  • ‘The hydrocolloid wound gel of this invention is particularly useful for chronic cavity type wounds and for wounds containing sloughy or necrotic material.’
  • ‘At the diabetes centre, larval therapy has been used for several years to debride sloughy diabetic foot ulcers.’
  • ‘Surgical debridement offers a quick solution to clean the wound from germs and sloughy infected tissues for practitioners trained to these techniques.’
  • ‘The clinical investigation of an amorphous hydrogel compared with a dextranomer paste dressing in the management of sloughy pressure sores.’
  • ‘These wounds can become sloughy and contaminated with bacteria, which increases the risks for clinical infection and malodour.’

Pronunciation

sloughy

/ˈsləfē/ /ˈsləfi/

adjective

See slough

‘Examination of his oropharynx revealed marked unilateral hypertrophy of his left tonsil, which was firm on palpation with an area of shallow surface ulceration; it was 2cm in diameter with a sloughy, friable base.’
  • ‘Single or multiple ulcers typically have a raised, indurated margin and a sloughy base.’
  • ‘Shaved the scalp a second time, and brought the edges of the wound in position, the previous edges having sloughed away.’

Pronunciation

sloughy

/ˈsləfē/ /ˈsləfi/