Definitions for abscessed
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a localized accumulation of pus in a body tissue.
Origin of abscess:
1535–45; < L abscessus a going away, abscess =absced-, var. s. of abscēdere to go away, separate off, form an abscess (abs-abs - +cēdere; see cede ) +-tus suffix of v. action
infected and filled with pus
"an abscessed tooth"
Of or pertaining to an abscess.
The sore was abscessed and filled with pus.
Origin: First attested in 1846.
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