[pur-pyoo r-uh] /ˈpɜr pyʊər ə/
a disease characterized by purple or brownish-red spots on the skin or mucous membranes, caused by the extravasation of blood.
(pathol) any of several blood diseases causing purplish spots or patches on the skin due to subcutaneous bleeding
disease characterized by purple patches on the skin, 1753, from Modern Latin, from Latin purpura “purple dye” (see purple (n.)). Related: Purpuric.
purpuric pur·pu·ric (pûr-pyur’ĭk)
Relating to or affected with purpura.
purpura pur·pu·ra (pûr’pə-rə, -pyə-)
A condition characterized by hemorrhages in the skin and mucous membranes that result in the appearance of purplish spots or patches. Also called peliosis.
[pur-pyoo-rin] /ˈpɜr pyʊ rɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a reddish, crystalline, anthraquinone dye, C 1 4 H 5 O 2 (OH) 3 , isomeric with . /ˈpɜːpjʊrɪn/ noun 1. a red crystalline compound used as a stain for biological specimens; 1,2,4-trihydroxyanthraquinone. Formula: C14H5O2(OH)3 purpurin pur·pu·rin (pûr’pyə-rĭn’) n. A reddish crystalline compound used as a biological stain.
purpurinuria pur·pu·ri·nu·ri·a (pûr’pyə-rə-nur’ē-ə, -nyur’-) n. See porphyrinuria.
[pur] /pɜr/ verb (used without object) 1. to utter a low, continuous, murmuring sound expressive of contentment or pleasure, as a cat does. 2. (of things) to make a sound suggestive of the purring of a cat: The new motor of the car purred. verb (used with object) 3. to express by or as if […]
[pur] /pɜr/ noun, verb (used with or without object), purred, purring. 1. . [pur] /pɜr/ verb (used without object) 1. to utter a low, continuous, murmuring sound expressive of contentment or pleasure, as a cat does. 2. (of things) to make a sound suggestive of the purring of a cat: The new motor of the […]