the condition of containing or forming pus.
- Sometimes pu·ru·len·cy .
- non·pu·ru·lence, noun
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How to use purulence in a sentence
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