residual abscess n.
An abscess recurring at the site of a former abscess as a result of the persistence of microbes and pus.
- Residual air
residual air n. See residual volume.
- Residual capacity
residual capacity n. See residual volume.
- Residual current device
noun 1. a circuit-breaking device installed in electrical equipment to protect the operator from electrocution RCD
adverb 1. in a residual manner. 2. Mathematics. with an element in the directed set such that for every element in the directed set in relation to the given element, the corresponding element of the set is in some given set.