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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Purulent \Pu"ru*lent\, a. [L. purulentus, fr. pus, puris, pus,
matter: cf. F. purulent. See Pus.] (Med.)
Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus;
attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: containing pus; "a purulent wound" [syn: purulent,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
20 Moby Thesaurus words for "purulent":
bloody, chylifactive, chylifactory, chylific, festering, humoral,
ichorous, lachrymal, lacrimatory, mattering, phlegmy, pussy,
rankling, rheumy, sanious, serous, suppurated, suppurating,
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