[suhp-yuh-rey-tiv] /ˈsʌp yəˌreɪ tɪv/
; characterized by .
a medicine or application that promotes .
any suppurative drug
1540s, from Modern Latin suppurativus, from suppurat-, stem of suppurare (see suppuration).
[sur-ji-kuh l] /ˈsɜr dʒɪ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or involving or . 2. used in . 3. characterized by extreme precision or incisiveness: a surgical air strike against enemy targets. /nɒnˈsɜːdʒɪkəl/ adjective 1. not of, relating to, involving, or used in surgery /ˈsɜːdʒɪkəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, involving, or used in surgery 2. […]
[suh-sep-tuh-buh l] /səˈsɛp tə bəl/ adjective 1. admitting or capable of some specified treatment: susceptible of a high polish; susceptible to various interpretations. 2. accessible or especially liable or subject to some influence, mood, agency, etc.: susceptible to colds; susceptible to flattery. 3. capable of being affected emotionally; impressionable. /səˈsɛptəbəl/ adjective 1. (postpositive; foll by […]
[verb suh-spekt; noun suhs-pekt; adjective suhs-pekt, suh-spekt] /verb səˈspɛkt; noun ˈsʌs pɛkt; adjective ˈsʌs pɛkt, səˈspɛkt/ verb (used with object) 1. to believe to be guilty, false, counterfeit, undesirable, defective, bad, etc., with little or no proof: to suspect a person of murder. 2. to doubt or mistrust: I suspect his motives. 3. to believe […]
[suh-spen-shuh n] /səˈspɛn ʃən/ noun 1. the act of suspending. 2. the state of being suspended. 3. temporary abrogation or withholding, as of a law, privilege, decision, belief, etc. 4. stoppage of payment of debts or claims because of financial inability or insolvency. 5. Chemistry. 6. Physical Chemistry. a system consisting of small particles kept […]