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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or characterized by the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

Usage examples (33)
  • Mr. F----, about sixty, was supposed to have the gout in his hand, which however suppurated, and it was then called the suppurative rheumatism.
  • There is still another variety, the suppurative, which is the most intense of all, and indicates the production of an abscess and the entire destruction of the tissue...
  • In phlegmonous and suppurative habitual erysipelas,
  • Pus-forming bacteria produce suppurative inflammation. for more
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