Suppurant



suppurant sup·pu·rant (sŭp’yə-rənt)
adj.
Causing or inducing suppuration. n.
An agent that promotes the suppuration process.

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  • Suppurate

    verb (used without object), suppurated, suppurating. 1. to produce or discharge pus, as a wound; maturate. verb 1. (intransitive) (pathol) (of a wound, sore, etc) to discharge pus; fester suppurate sup·pu·rate (sŭp’yə-rāt’) v. sup·pu·rat·ed, sup·pu·rat·ing, sup·pu·rates To form or discharge pus.

  • Suppurating

    verb (used without object), suppurated, suppurating. 1. to produce or discharge pus, as a wound; maturate. verb 1. (intransitive) (pathol) (of a wound, sore, etc) to discharge pus; fester suppurate sup·pu·rate (sŭp’yə-rāt’) v. sup·pu·rat·ed, sup·pu·rat·ing, sup·pu·rates To form or discharge pus.



  • Suppuration

    noun 1. the process of suppurating. 2. the matter produced by suppuration; pus. noun 1. the discharging of pus from a wound, sore, etc 2. the discharge itself suppuration sup·pu·ra·tion (sŭp’yə-rā’shən) n. The formation or discharge of pus. Also called pyesis, pyopoiesis, pyosis. sup’pu·ra’tive adj.

  • Suppurative

    adjective 1. suppurating; characterized by suppuration. 2. promoting suppuration. noun 3. a medicine or application that promotes suppuration. adjective 1. causing suppuration noun 2. any suppurative drug



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