gummatous abscess

n.

An abscess due to the softening and breaking down of a gumma, especially in bone.syphilitic abscess

Nearby words

  1. gumdrop,
  2. gumi,
  3. gumlands,
  4. gumma,
  5. gummata,
  6. gummed,
  7. gummite,
  8. gummosis,
  9. gummous,
  10. gummy


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