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Noun: festering  fes-tu-ring
  1. (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
    - suppuration, maturation
     
  2. A fluid product of inflammation
    - pus, purulence, suppuration, ichor, sanies
Verb: fester  fes-tu(r)
  1. Ripen and generate pus
    "her wounds are festering";
    - maturate, suppurate

Type of: activity, bodily fluid, bodily function, bodily process, body fluid, body process, discharge, eject, exhaust, expel, humor [US], humour [Brit, Cdn], liquid body substance, release

Encyclopedia: Festering

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