purulent


pu·ru·lent

adjective \-lənt\

medical : containing or producing pus

Full Definition of PURULENT

1
:  containing, consisting of, or being pus <a purulent discharge>
2
:  accompanied by suppuration

Origin of PURULENT

Latin purulentus, from pur-, pus pus
First Known Use: 1597

pu·ru·lent

adjective \-lənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PURULENT

1
: containing, consisting of, or being pus <a purulent discharge> <a purulent lesion>
2
: accompanied by suppuration <purulent meningitis>

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