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Verb: suppurate  'sú-pyu,reyt
  1. Cause to ripen and discharge pus
    "The oil suppurates the pustules";
    - mature
  2. Ripen and generate pus
    "her wounds are suppurating";
    - fester, maturate

Derived forms: suppurated, suppurates, suppurating

Type of: discharge, draw, eject, exhaust, expel, release

Encyclopedia: Suppurate