HyperDic: festering

English > 2 senses of the word festering:
NOUNprocessfestering, suppuration, maturation(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
bodyfestering, pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, saniesa fluid product of inflammation
festering > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'sterihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > festering: 2 senses > noun 1, process
Meaning(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus.
Synonymssuppuration, maturation
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Broaderbodily process, body process, bodily function, activityAn organic process that takes place in the body
Spanishsupuración
Catalansupuració
Verbsfesterripen and generate pus
English > festering: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA fluid product of inflammation.
Synonymspus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies
NarrowergleetA thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea
Broaderliquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humourThe liquid parts of the body
Spanishhumor, icor, pirulencia, podre, purulencia, pus, sanies, secreción, supuración, ulceración
Catalanicor, purulència, pus, supuració

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