puruloid

[ pyoo r-uh-loid, pyoo r-yuh- ]
/ ˈpyʊər əˌlɔɪd, ˈpyʊər yə- /

adjective Medicine/Medical.

resembling pus.

Nearby words

  1. purulent ophthalmia,
  2. purulent pleurisy,
  3. purulent rhinitis,
  4. purulent synovitis,
  5. purulently,
  6. purus,
  7. purusha,
  8. purvey,
  9. purveyance,
  10. purveyor

Origin of puruloid

First recorded in 1865–70; purul(ent) + -oid

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Medicine definitions for puruloid

puruloid

[ pyurə-loid′ ]

adj.

Resembling pus.

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