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suppuration

 [sup″u-ra´shun]
2. the act of becoming converted into and discharging pus. adj., adj sup´purative.

pur·u·lence

, purulency (pyūr'ŭ-lĕns, -lĕn-sē; pūr'ū-lens),
The condition of containing or forming pus.
[L. purulentia, a festering, fr. pus (pur-), pus]

purulence

/pu·ru·lence/ (pūr´ah-lins) suppuration.pur´ulent

purulence

(pyo͝or′ə-ləns, pyo͝or′yə-)
n.
1. The condition of containing or discharging pus.
2. Pus.

purulence

[pyo̅o̅r′(y)ələns]
Etymology: L, purulentus, pus formation
the condition of producing or discharging pus. Also called purulency.

pu·ru·lence

, purulency (pyūr'ŭ-lĕns, -lĕn-sē)
The condition of containing or forming pus.
[L. purulentia, a festering, fr. pus (pur-), pus]

purulence

the formation or presence of pus.
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3] colony-forming units (quantitative culture) from a proximal or distal catheter segment in the absence of local or systemic infection Local infection: erythema, tenderness, induration or purulence within 2 cm of the skin insertion site of the catheter Catheter-related bloodstream infection: isolation of the same organism (i.
The original Gram stain showing purulence with intracellular gram-positive cocci, yeast, and beaded gram-positive bacilli was consistent with aspiration pneumonia.
pneumoniae acid --Recent increase in --Beta-lactam sputum volume and resistance possible purulence 2.
Physical examination was positive for bilateral leg weakness and a right inguinal venous catheter with a small amount of purulence at the insertion site.
Frequent suction was used to keep the ear as free of purulence as possible.
1, no differentiation done Tracheal secretions Presence and purulence (colour: yellow, green or brown) Oxygenation <240 and no acute (Pa[O.
Clinical cure was defined as the resolution of at least one clinical symptom (dyspnea, sputum volume, purulence, cough, or fever) and improvement in at least half of the other symptoms.
For the purposes of this tool, purulence is defined in a way that increases the specificity for bacterial meningitis: visible turbidity, [greater than or equal to] 100 leukocytes/[mm.
Subjects were included if they presented with at least a 48-hour but less than a 1-month history of purulent nasal discharge, maxillary or frontal unilateral or bilateral pain, and purulence on rhinoscopy.
Nasal discharge, purulence, or discolored postnasal drip