dry abscess


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dry ab·scess

the remains of an abscess after the pus is absorbed.

dry abscess

1 a collection of pus that disperses without reaching a point of bursting.
2 the remains of an abscess after the pus is absorbed.

dry ab·scess

(drī ab'ses)
The remains of an abscess after the pus has been absorbed.

dry abscess

An abscess that disappears without pointing or breaking.
See also: abscess