Definition of Suppuration

1. Noun. (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus.

Exact synonyms: Festering, Maturation
Category relationships: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Generic synonyms: Activity, Bodily Function, Bodily Process, Body Process
Derivative terms: Fester, Maturate, Mature, Suppurate, Suppurate



2. Noun. A fluid product of inflammation.
Exact synonyms: Festering, Ichor, Purulence, Pus, Sanies
Generic synonyms: Bodily Fluid, Body Fluid, Humor, Humour, Liquid Body Substance
Specialized synonyms: Gleet
Derivative terms: Ichorous, Sanious, Suppurate, Suppurate

Definition of Suppuration

1. n. The act or process of suppurating.

Definition of Suppuration

1. Noun. (medicine) Decay in tissue producing pus, or the pus itself. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suppuration

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suppuration

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suppressiveness
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suppressor gene
suppressors
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suppuration (current term)
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supra-œsophagal
supra expressionism
supraacromial
supraaxillary
suprabasal
suprabasally
suprabranchial

Literary usage of Suppuration

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1901)
"THE diagnosis of suppuration of the mastoid autrum and cells is a ... For convenience the topic will be divided into chronic and acute mastoid suppuration. ..."

2. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"Many leucocytes may be present in a tissue without suppuration; eg, erysipelas. ... Hence for suppuration to occur there must be produced substances with ..."

3. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1908)
"suppuration of the Wound.— This usually begins in one or two days after the ... The rule is that the eye is destroyed either by suppuration of the cornea or ..."

4. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1906)
"Practically, from a surgical standpoint, there is no suppuration without the ... suppuration obtained in this way differs from the ordinary variety in that ..."

5. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs, Alexander Duane (1899)
"suppuration of the Wound.—This is manifested by the yellowish ... From the wound the suppuration extends either to the uvea alone so that purulent ..."

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