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lau·da·ble

(law'dă-bĕl),
A historic term used to describe a quality of pus (thick and creamy) suggesting that a wound ultimately would heal through the granulation process and not be associated with sepsis and death.
[L. laudabilis, praiseworthy]
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laudable

Medical history
An obsolete adjectival usage for any process regarded as beneficial—in particular, pus seen in acute inflammation—which was regarded as having a positive prognostic potential in an infection.

Vox populi
adjective Praiseworthy.
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laudable

(lawd′ă-bĭl) [L. laudabilis, praiseworthy]
Commendable; healthy; normal; formerly said erroneously of pus.
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laud·able

(law'dă-bĕl)
Historic term to describe a quality of pus (thick and creamy) suggesting a wound that ultimately would heal and not be associated with sepsis and death.
[L. laudabilis, praiseworthy]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Moreover, it is required by the relation of responsible agency and desert.(16) For, if responsibility is a prerequisite of culpability and laudability, it follows that there cannot be culpable or laudable omissions which are not independently responsible omissions.