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[sey-nee-eez] /ˈseɪ niˌiz/
noun, Pathology.
a thin, often greenish, serous fluid that is discharged from ulcers, wounds, etc.
Origin of sanies
First recorded in 1555-65, sanies is from the Latin word saniēs Unabridged
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(pathol) a thin greenish foul-smelling discharge from a wound, ulcer, etc, containing pus and blood
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C16: from Latin, of obscure origin
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sanies in Medicine

sanies sa·ni·es (sā'nē-ēz')
n. pl. sanies
A thin, fetid, blood-tinged fluid consisting of serum and pus discharged from a wound, an ulcer, or a fistula.

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