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purulence

noun pu·ru·lence \ˈpyr-ə-lən(t)s, ˈpyr-yə-\

Definition of PURULENCE

:  the quality or state of being purulent; also :  pus
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First Known Use of PURULENCE

1597
Medical Dictionary

purulence

noun pu·ru·lence \ˈpyr-(y)ə-lən(t)s\

Medical Definition of PURULENCE

:  the quality or state of being purulent; also :  pus

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