- the condition of containing or forming pus.
Origin of purulence
Related Words for purulenceinfection, discharge, pus, ulceration, maturation, suppuration, purulence, matter, sinus, pustule
Examples from the Web for purulence
Historical Examples of purulence
Already the exploiting class, as it neared the term of its depleted life, was but a mass of purulence.The Wrong Twin
Harry Leon Wilson
Purulence, pū′rū-lens, n. the forming of pus or matter: pus—also Pū′rulency.
The outer surface is always smooth, and no indication of purulence, softening, or scab formation is ever exhibited.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- The condition of containing or discharging pus.