microabscess

noun
mi·​cro·​ab·​scess | \ -ˌab-ses How to pronounce microabscess (audio) \

Medical Definition of microabscess

: a very small abscess lesion is characterized by…multiple microabscesses in a fresh or an organizing thrombus— V. A. McKusick et al

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