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stitch abscess

n.
  1. An abscess around a stitch or suture.
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  • I have noticed the same tendency to stitch-abscess in cases of diffuse pelvic inflammation due to infection by the gonococcus.

    A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4)

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