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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.