Definitions for purulentˈpyʊər ə lənt, ˈpyʊər yə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pu•ru•lentˈpyʊər ə lənt, ˈpyʊər yə-(adj.)

  1. full of, containing, forming, or discharging pus; suppurating.

    Category: Pathology

  2. attended with suppuration:

    purulent appendicitis.

    Category: Pathology

  3. of the nature of or like pus.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of purulent:

1590–1600; < L pūrulentus=pūr-, s. of pūspus+-ulentus -ulent

pu′ru•lent•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. purulent, pussy(adj)

    containing pus

    "a purulent wound"

Wiktionary

  1. purulent(Adjective)

    Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation.

  2. Origin: purulentus, from pus, puris, pus, matter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purulent(adj)

    consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation

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