suppuration

[ suhp-yuh-rey-shuh n ]
/ ˌsʌp yəˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

the process of suppurating.
the matter produced by suppuration; pus.

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Origin of suppuration

1535–45; < Latin suppūrātiōn- (stem of suppūrātiō) a forming of pus. See suppurate, -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for suppuration

suppuration
/ (ˌsʌpjʊˈreɪʃən) /

noun

the discharging of pus from a wound, sore, etc
the discharge itself
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Medical definitions for suppuration

suppuration
[ sŭp′yə-rāshən ]

n.

The formation or discharge of pus.pyesis pyopoiesis pyosis

Other words from suppuration

suppu•ra′tive adj.
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