OTHER WORDS FROM purulentpu·ru·lent·ly, adverbnon·pu·ru·lent, adjectivenon·pu·ru·lent·ly, adverb
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How to use purulent in a sentence
Above all, the doctor—the doctor and the purulent trash and garbage of his pharmacopoeia!The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
These sacs contain purulent matter, of all shades and odours, and identical with that which the animal coughed up.A Treatise on Sheep:|Ambrose Blacklock
Abscess, ab′ses, n. a collection of purulent matter within some tissue of the body.
Towards the end of the year 1783, became affected with slight cough and expectoration of purulent matter.An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses|William Withering
The existence of a purulent discharge is no excuse for lack of cleanliness.