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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n suppuration a fluid product of inflammation
    • n suppuration (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Suppuration The act or process of suppurating.
    • Suppuration The matter produced by suppuration; pus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n suppuration Formation of pus.
    • n suppuration The matter produced by suppuration; pus: as, the suppuration was abundant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Suppuration a morbid process which gives rise to the formation of pus, one of the commonest products of inflammation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. suppuratio,: cf. F. suppuration,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sub, under, pus, pur-is, pus.


In literature:

Strangely enough, the wound in my remaining arm, which still suppurated, was seized with gangrene.
"The Autobiography of a Quack And The Case Of George Dedlow" by S. Weir Mitchell
He died of a purulent diarrhea, all his intestines and peritoneum being in a suppurating condition.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The nose was still suppurating.
"Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille" by Emile Zola
And did the wound suppurate, or heal by the first intention?
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
On opening the corpse, it was found that the left lung had perished from suppuration, its remains adhering to the ribs.
"A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson" by Watkin Tench
Should the injury run on to suppuration, the lameness becomes most acute.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
His wounds had inflamed from exposure, and were suppurating freely.
"A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians" by H. C. Yarrow
He had chafed his foot, and the chafe had suppurated.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Suppuration and high temperature should not occur after operation wounds if no suppuration has existed previously.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891" by Various
Almost all the wounds inflicted by the Mauser bullets seemed to be quite clean and healthy, with no signs of suppuration.
"With Methuen's Column on an Ambulance Train" by Ernest N. Bennett
In addition to this, terrible abscesses had formed under each ear, and his eyes were swollen and suppurating.
"Memories" by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
In this instance infection took place and suppuration resulted.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
To this she attributed the suppuration of several recent wounds.
"Ladysmith" by H. W. Nevinson
The eldest child has chronic suppuration and large perforation of ear.
"New Worlds For Old" by Herbert George Wells
He made a special study of suppurative disease of the hip and taught many practical things with regard to it.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
Suppuration may also be promoted by mundifying and quickening the Wound, especially if the Bolsters be steep'd in the following Composition.
"The Compleat Surgeon, or the Whole Art of Surgery Explain'd in a Most Familiar Method" by Charles Gabriel Le Clerc
This arises from some contusion or injury to the head, which produces a swelling that eventually suppurates.
"Domestic Animals" by Richard L. Allen
It subsides without suppuration.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
Non-suppurative disease of the middle ear may be acute or chronic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
Here we remained till the 26th, During this time my horse's foot had also suppurated, and he was quite unable to move.
"Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade" by William Surtees

In news:

Cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea presenting in complicated chronic suppurative otitis media.
Cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea presenting in complicated chronic suppurative otitis media.
Bilateral atticoantral chronic suppurative otitis media presenting as bilateral cutaneous mastoid fistulas.
Complications of chronic suppurative otitis media: A left otogenic brain abscess and a right mastoid fistula .
Complications of chronic suppurative otitis media: A left otogenic brain abscess and a right mastoid fistula.
Neonatal suppurative parotitis is very rare.
Complications of chronic suppurative otitis media : A left otogenic brain abscess and a right mastoid fistula.
The prevalence of hearing loss among schoolchildren with chronic suppurative otitis media in Nigeria, and its effect on academic performance.
The outcomes of treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) are disappointing and uncertain, especially in developing countries.
Neonatal suppurative parotitis is very rare.