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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A yellowish fluid that forms at a site of infection or injury.

Usage examples (33)
  • Keep your wound clean and report any formation of pus to the doctor.
  • He began arm-to-arm inoculations by taking pus from the scab of a person and transferring it to another.
  • He often had to pry his eyes open in the morning with his fingers because they had been sealed shut with pus from the infections.
  • Generally there is a discharge of greenish-yellow pus, which is very sticky. for more
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