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Origin of abscess
OTHER WORDS FROM abscessab·scessed, adjectiveun·ab·scessed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH abscessabscess obsess
Words nearby abscess
Example sentences from the Web for abscessed
An abscessed tooth will explain her reticence on any other subject.Mrs. Balfame|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
But the truth would be harder to extract from that stern, scar-twisted mouth, than the abscessed tooth had been.
No, sir; I was off Thursday and Friday with abscessed tooth.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
In nine months a gentleman for whom I had filled four molars returned with an inferior one abscessed.Tin Foil and Its Combinations for Filling Teeth|Henry L. Ambler
You've had a hard day with the abscessed tooth, the dope the dentist gave you, and—other things.
British Dictionary definitions for abscessed
Derived forms of abscessabscessed, adjective
Word Origin for abscess
Medical definitions for abscessed
Scientific definitions for abscessed
Cultural definitions for abscessed
An inflamed area (see inflammation) in the body tissues that is filled with pus.