purulent matter

  • 1 purulent — purulently, adv. /pyoor euh leuhnt, pyoor yeuh /, adj. 1. full of, containing, forming, or discharging pus; suppurating: a purulent sore. 2. attended with suppuration: purulent appendicitis. 3. of the nature of or like pus: purulent matter. [1590 …

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  • 2 purulent — /ˈpjurələnt / (say pyoohruhluhnt) adjective 1. full of, containing, forming, or discharging pus; suppurating: a purulent sore. 2. attended with suppuration: purulent appendicitis. 3. of the nature of or like pus: purulent matter. {Latin… …

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  • 3 matter — I. n. 1. Substance, body. 2. Sense, substance. 3. Good sense, substance. 4. Trouble, cause of distress, difficulty. 5. Thing. 6. Indefinite amount, quantity, or portion. 7. Stuff, material, raw material …

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  • 4 Purulent — Pu ru*lent, a. [L. purulentus, fr. pus, puris, pus, matter: cf. F. purulent. See {Pus}.] (Med.) Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Matter — Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the …

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  • 6 Matter in bar — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 7 Matter of fact — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 8 Matter of record — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 9 purulent — [pyoor′ə lənt, pyoor′yoolənt] adj. [Fr < L purulentus < pus (gen. puris), matter, PUS] of, like, containing, or discharging pus purulence n. purulency purulently adv …

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  • 10 purulent — adjective Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation …

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  • 11 Dead matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 12 Live matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 13 Upon the matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 14 Upon the whole matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 15 πυοειδέα — πυοειδής like purulent matter neut nom/voc/acc pl (epic ionic) πυοειδής like purulent matter masc/fem acc sg (epic ionic) …

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  • 16 πυοειδές — πυοειδής like purulent matter masc/fem voc sg πυοειδής like purulent matter neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 17 fester — /fes teuhr/, v.i. 1. to form pus; generate purulent matter; suppurate. 2. to cause ulceration, as a foreign body in the flesh. 3. to putrefy or rot. 4. to rankle, as a feeling of resentment. v.t. 5. to cause to rankle: Malice festered his spirit …

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  • 18 fester — /ˈfɛstə / (say festuh) verb (i) 1. to generate purulent matter; suppurate. 2. to cause ulceration, or rankle, as a foreign body in the flesh. 3. to putrefy or rot. 4. to rankle, as a feeling of resentment. 5. Colloquial to waste time when one is… …

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  • 19 purulence — n 1. suppuration, pussiness, puru lency, festering, running, mattering, rankling; abscess, ulcer, ulceration, fester, gathering, Obs. apostem, Archaic. impostume; canker, lesion, chancre, chancroid, soft chancre, simple chancre; boil, blain,… …

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  • 20 Aposteme — Ap os*teme, n. [L. apostema, Gr. ? the separation of corrupt matter into an ulcer, fr. ? to stand off: cf. F. apost[ e]me. See {Apostasy}.] (Med.) An abscess; a swelling filled with purulent matter. [Written corruptly {imposthume}.] [1913… …

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