Etymology
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suppuration (n.)

early 15c., from French suppuration or directly from Latin suppurationem (nominative suppuratio), noun of action from past participle stem of suppurare "form or discharge pus," from sub "under" (see sub-) + stem of pus (see pus).

updated on December 30, 2013

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Definitions of suppuration from WordNet

suppuration (n.)
(medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus;
Synonyms: festering / maturation
suppuration (n.)
a fluid product of inflammation;
Synonyms: pus / purulence / ichor / sanies / festering
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