the process of suppurating.
the matter produced by suppuration; pus.
the discharging of pus from a wound, sore, etc
the discharge itself
suppuration sup·pu·ra·tion (sŭp’yə-rā’shən)
The formation or discharge of pus. Also called pyesis, pyopoiesis, pyosis.
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
- Suppurative arthritis
suppurative arthritis n. Acute inflammation of the synovial membranes accompanied by purulent effusion into a joint and caused by bacterial infection. Also called purulent synovitis, pyarthrosis.
- Suppurative gingivitis
suppurative gingivitis n. Gingivitis in which the gums exude pus.
- Suppurative hyalitis
suppurative hyalitis n. Purulent inflammation of the vitreous humor of the eye resulting from exudation from adjacent structures.