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Meaning of SUPPURATIVE

Pronunciation:  'supyu`reytiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  relating to or characterized by suppuration
 

SUPPURATIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Antonyms: nonsuppurative
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sup"pu*ra*tive\, a. [Cf. F. suppuratif.]
    Tending to suppurate; promoting suppuration.
    
    {Suppurative fever} (Med.), py[ae]mia.
    
    
  2. \Sup"pu*ra*tive\, n. (Med.)
    A suppurative medicine.
    
    
 

 

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