Medical Dictionary

purulent

adj pu·ru·lent \-lənt\

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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July 06, 2015
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