Recent Examples of abscess from the Web
Dental fractures, cavity-like lesions in cats, root retention, oral inflammation in inaccessible areas, dental abscesses, oronasal fistulas and oral cancers are just a few of these.
NIH scholars also study how the disease behaves, and helped my son's doctors determine that an abscess on his leg was not an allergic response but a cluster of immune cells produced by his hyperactive immune system.
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Origin and Etymology of abscess
ABSCESS Defined for Kids
Definition of abscess for Students
: a collection of pus with swollen and red tissue around it
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