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Purulent definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PU'RULENT, a. Consisting of pus or matter; partaking of the nature of pus.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: containing pus; "a purulent wound" [syn: purulent, pussy]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin purulentus, from pur-, pus pus Date: 1597 1. containing, consisting of, or being pus <a purulent discharge> 2. accompanied by suppuration

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 consisting of or containing pus. 2 discharging pus. Derivatives: purulence n. purulency n. purulently adv. Etymology: F purulent or L purulentus (as PUS)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Purulent Pu"ru*lent, a. [L. purulentus, fr. pus, puris, pus, matter: cf. F. purulent. See Pus.] (Med.) Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Feculent, suppurating, festering, corrupt.

Moby Thesaurus

bloody, chylifactive, chylifactory, chylific, festering, humoral, ichorous, lachrymal, lacrimatory, mattering, phlegmy, pussy, rankling, rheumy, sanious, serous, suppurated, suppurating, suppurative, tearlike




 


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