Origin of abscess
Examples from the Web for abscess
Contemporary Examples of abscess
When he finally goes to see a dentist, he learns that he has an abscess: the tooth is rotten, threatening to overtake his jaw.‘Mad Men’ Returns: A Recap of Season Five
April 5, 2013
Historical Examples of abscess
It was only an indisposition, pure and simple,—an abscess in the armpit; that was all.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete
Madame La Marquise De Montespan
But the abscess of the lungs is not like an abscess which follows an injury.The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases
Charles West, M.D.
It had festered like an abscess and the abscess had burst, splashing every one.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.
Guy de Maupassant
At the end of that time an abscess of the lungs was relieved and my cough was cured.Old Rail Fence Corners
Mucus and pus (matter such as comes from an abscess) may also be discharged.
Word Origin for abscess
An inflamed area (see inflammation) in the body tissues that is filled with pus.