suppuration

noun
sup·​pu·​ra·​tion | \ ˌsəp-yə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce suppuration (audio) \

Medical Definition of suppuration

: 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 28 Jan. 2022.

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