Definition of Purpuric

1. a. Of or pertaining to purpura.



Definition of Purpuric

1. Adjective. (medicine) purple (of spots which appear on the skin); pertaining to or affected with purpura ¹

2. Adjective. (chemistry not comparable) purple in colour; derived from or forming a substance which is purple; derived from or forming purpuric acid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Purpuric

1. pertaining to purpura [adj] - See also: purpura

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purpuric

purpresture
purprestures
purprise
purprises
purpura
purpura hemorrhagica
purpuras
purpurate
purpurates
purpure
purpureal
purpureo-
purpureocobalt
purpureocobaltic
purpures
purpuric (current term)
purpuric acid
purpurin
purpurine
purpurins
purpurite
purpurogenous
purpuroxanthin
purpy
purr
purre
purred
purree
purrer
purrers

Literary usage of Purpuric

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1835)
"purpuric Acid.—This compound was fii*st recognized as a distinct acid by ... purpuric acid may be prepared by the following process, for the outline of ..."

2. A System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine by Franklin Bache (1819)
"OF purpuric ACID. I. Ever since the discovery of uric acid, it had been observed by chemists, that this acid, when treated with diluted nitric acid, ..."

3. A Manual of the practice of medicine by Arthur Albert Stevens (1898)
"A purpuric eruption is observed in the following conditions :— Purpura Haemorrhagica ... Rheumatism—Occasionally an eruption of purpuric spots apl>ears in ..."

4. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1820)
"purpuric Acid.—In vol. ip 209, we have stated, that M. Vauquelin denies the existence of the purpuric acid discovered by Dr Prout. ..."

5. The Elements of Experimental Chemistry by William Henry, Robert Hare (1823)
"Account of Pyro-uric, purpuric and ... In this analysis, the products, it may be observed, fall short of the original acid by 0.55 per cent. purpuric Acid. ..."

6. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1836)
"OF purpuric ACID. An acid is produced by the reaction of nitric with uric acid, which was called purpuric; as it was supposed to give rise to the purple ..."

7. Lectures on fever by William Stokes, John William Moore (1874)
"... (2) malignant purpuric, or cerebro-spinal fever of 1867—Dr. EW Collins' report on latter—There exists a ' constitutional element' in the disease, ..."

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