Origin of furuncle
OTHER WORDS FROM furunclefu·run·cu·lar [fyoo-ruhng-kyuh-ler], /fyʊˈrʌŋ kyə lər/, fu·run·cu·lous, adjective
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How to use furuncle in a sentence
From furuncle, abscess, and sebaceous, fatty and fibroid tumors.
Workmen in paraffin oils or other petroleum products often present a furuncle-like acne.
After incision, the contents of the furuncle are rapidly scooped out with the curette (Fig. 178, A).
It is then quickly withdrawn, at the same time incising the furuncle freely down to its base.
Another method is to transfix the furuncle by passing the knife through its base and making it cut outwards through the skin.