HyperDic: abscess

English > 1 sense of the word abscess:
NOUNstateabscesssymptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
abscess > pronunciation
Soundsae'bseh.s
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > abscess: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningsymptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue.
PartsheadThe tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
purulence, purulencysymptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
Narrowerabscessed toothAn abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a tooth
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishabsceso, apostema, flemón, postema
Catalanabscés, apostema

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