[pur-puh-siv] /ˈpɜr pə sɪv/
having, showing, or acting with a , intention, or design.
adapted to a or end.
serving some .
of or characteristic of .
relating to, having, or indicating conscious intention
serving a purpose; useful
1849, from purpose + -ive.
[per-pres-cher] /pərˈprɛs tʃər/ noun, Law. 1. the wrongful enclosure of or intrusion upon lands, waters, or other property rightfully belonging to the public at large.
- Purpura annularis telangiectodes
purpura annularis telangiectodes purpura an·nu·lar·is tel·an·gi·ec·to·des (ān’yə-lâr’ĭs těl-ān’jē-ĭk-tō’dēz) n. Ring-shaped skin lesions primarily of the lower extremities that are made up of minute telangiectases or minute purple-red spots filled with blood hemosiderin deposits. Also called Majocchi’s disease.
- Purpura fulminans
purpura fulminans purpura ful·mi·nans (fŭl’mə-nānz’) n. A severe and fatal form of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura that occurs especially in children, usually following an infectious illness, and that is characterized by low blood pressure, fever, and disseminated intravascular coagulation.
- Purpura hemorrhagica
purpura hemorrhagica purpura hem·or·rhag·i·ca (hěm’ə-rāj’ĭ-kə) n. See idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.