2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Purulence \Pu"ru*lence\, Purulency \Pu"ru*len*cy\, noun [L. purulentia: cf. F. purulence.] (Med.) The quality or state of being purulent; the generation of pus; also, the pus itself. --Arbuthnot.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus) [syn: {purulence}, {purulency}]

2: a fluid product of inflammation [syn: {pus}, {purulence}, {suppuration}, {ichor}, {sanies}, {festering}]

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