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Meaning of SUPPURATION

Pronunciation:  `supyu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a fluid product of inflammation
  2. [n]  (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
 

SUPPURATION is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: festering, festering, ichor, maturation, purulence, pus, sanies
 
 See Also: activity, bodily fluid, bodily function, bodily process, body fluid, body process, gleet, humor, humour, liquid body substance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sup`pu*ra"tion\, n. [L. suppuratio: cf. F.
suppuration.]
1. The act or process of suppurating.

2. The matter produced by suppuration; pus.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The formation of pus.
 

 

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