presuppurative

[pree-suhp-yuh-rey-tiv]

adjective Pathology.

noting or pertaining to the stage of inflammation before the formation of pus.

Origin of presuppurative

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presuppurative in Medicine

presuppurative

[prē-sŭpyə-rā′tĭv]

adj.

Of or being an early stage of inflammation prior to the formation of pus.
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