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Noun: purulence  pyûr-u-lun(t)s
  1. Symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
    - purulency
  2. A fluid product of inflammation
    - pus, suppuration, ichor, sanies, festering

Derived forms: purulences

Type of: bodily fluid, body fluid, humor [US], humour [Brit, Cdn], liquid body substance, symptom

Part of: abscess

Encyclopedia: Purulence