suppuration

noun

sup·​pu·​ra·​tion ˌsəp-yə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce suppuration (audio)
: the formation of, conversion into, or process of discharging pus
an abscess is a localized area of suppuration
suppuration in a wound

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“Suppuration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/suppuration. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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