HyperDic: suppuration

English > 2 senses of the word suppuration:
NOUNprocesssuppuration, festering, maturation(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
bodysuppuration, pus, purulence, ichor, sanies, festeringa fluid product of inflammation
English > suppuration: 2 senses > noun 1, process
Meaning(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus.
Synonymsfestering, 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
Adjectivesnonsuppurativenot suppurative
suppurativerelating to or characterized by suppuration
Verbssuppurateripen and generate pus
suppuratecause to ripen and discharge pus
English > suppuration: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA fluid product of inflammation.
Synonymspus, purulence, ichor, sanies, festering
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
Verbssuppurateripen and generate pus
suppuratecause to ripen and discharge pus

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