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Noun: suppuration  ,sú-pyu'rey-shun
  1. (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
    - festering, maturation
  2. A fluid product of inflammation
    - pus, purulence, ichor, sanies, festering

Derived forms: suppurations

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

Encyclopedia: Suppuration