- purulent inflammation,
- purulent ophthalmia,
- purulent pleurisy,
- purulent rhinitis,
- purulent synovitis
Origin of purulent
Examples from the Web for purulent
Abscess, ab′ses, n. a collection of purulent matter within some tissue of the body.
The intervening walls may break down and the whole bunch be transformed into one large sac filled with purulent fluid and dbris.
The surface is cribriform, and a purulent secretion may be pressed out from follicular openings.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
From one kind there is an ichorous discharge; from the other variety the evacuations are purulent.Makers of Modern Medicine|James J. Walsh
It may cause a purulent discharge, and in some cases it has been extruded after sloughing of the overlying soft parts.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Word Origin for purulent
early 15c., from Middle French purulent and directly from Latin purulentus "full of pus," from pus (genitive puris) "pus" (see pus). Related: Purulence.