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pus

 [pus]
a protein-rich liquid inflammation product made up of leukocytes, cellular debris, and a thin fluid called liquor puris.
blue pus pus with a bluish tint, seen in certain suppurative infections, the color occurring as a result of the presence of an antibiotic pigment (pyocyanin) produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

pus

(pŭs),
A fluid product of inflammation, consisting of a liquid containing leukocytes and the debris of dead cells and tissue elements liquefied by the proteolytic and histolytic enzymes (for example, leukoprotease) that are elaborated by polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
[L.]

pus

(pŭs)
n.
A generally viscous, yellowish-white fluid formed in infected tissue, consisting of white blood cells, cellular debris, and necrotic tissue.

pus

(pŭs)
A fluid product of inflammation containing leukocytes and the debris of dead cells and tissue elements.
[L.]

pus

A yellowish or green viscous fluid consisting of dead white blood cells, bacteria, partly destroyed tissue and protein. Pus is formed at the site of bacterial infection but may occur in sterile situations as a result of inflammation from other causes.

pus

a yellowish fluid consisting of serum, white blood cells, bacteria and tissue debris formed during the liquefaction of inflamed tissue (suppuration).

Pus

A thick yellowish or greenish fluid composed of the remains of dead white blood cells, pathogens and decomposed cellular debris.

pus

(pŭs)
Fluid product of inflammation, consisting of liquid containing leukocytes and debris of dead cells and tissue elements liquefied by proteolytic and histolytic enzymes (e.g., leukoprotease) that are elaborated by polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
[L.]