shirt-stud abscess

[shûrtstŭd′]

n.

Two abscesses connected by a narrow channel, usually formed by rupture through an overlying fascia.collar-button abscess

Nearby words

  1. shirt jacket,
  2. shirt-dress,
  3. shirt-lifter,
  4. shirt-sleeve,
  5. shirt-sleeves,
  6. shirt-tail,
  7. shirt-waist,
  8. shirtband,
  9. shirtdress,
  10. shirting


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