Definition of Carbuncular

1. Adjective. Afflicted with or resembling a carbuncle.

Exact synonyms: Carbuncled
Similar to: Unhealthy
Derivative terms: Carbuncle



Definition of Carbuncular

1. a. Belonging to a carbuncle; resembling a carbuncle; red; inflamed.

Definition of Carbuncular

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or resembling a carbuncle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carbuncular

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Carbuncular

1. Relating to a carbuncle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carbuncular

carboxyphenyls
carboxyphosphonoenolpyruvate phosphonomutase
carboxyphosphonoenolpyruvate synthase
carboxyprothrombin
carboxysomal
carboxysome
carboxysomes
carboy
carboyed
carboys
carbromal
carbs
carbuncle
carbuncled
carbuncles
carbuncular (current term)
carbunculation
carbunculations
carbunculosis
carburation
carburations
carburet
carburetant
carburetants
carbureted
carbureting
carburetion
carburetions
carburetor
carburetors

Literary usage of Carbuncular

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1859)
"... such a case the alteration in the usual history is due to any prior change in the anatomy of the granulations. ART. II.—Case of carbuncular ..."

2. Rest and pain: A Course of Lectures on the Influence of Mechanical and by John Hilton (1891)
"... Abscess—Sinuses Cured by Rest—Treatment of Sub-occipital, Cervical, carbuncular, Popliteal and Facial Sinuses—Cause and Treatment of Irritable Ulcers. ..."

3. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"carbuncular INFECTIONS. THE carbuncles which develop on the hand are typical of that condition elsewhere. Carbuncles, although seen frequently, ..."

4. Our Domestic Animals in Health and Disease by John Gamgee (1863)
"Anthrax, or carbuncular fevers.—General remarks.—The occurrence of such fevers in the United Kingdom.—Different forms of anthrax. ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1821)
"... British Islands alone, the annual mortality from consumptive diseases is from fifty-five to sixty thousand. III. Description of a Variety of carbuncular ..."

6. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1859)
"Local use of Belladonna in Erysipelas and carbuncular Boils. By ROBERT B. COOKE. Esq., Scarborough.—I am not aware that the local application of belladonna ..."

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