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purulent

 [pu´roo-lent]
1. pertaining to or consisting of pus.
2. containing pus.
3. suppurative.
4. caused by pus.

pur·u·lent

(pyūr'ŭ-lĕnt, pyūr'ū-),
Containing, consisting of, or forming pus.

purulent

(pyo͝or′ə-lənt, pyo͝or′yə-)
adj.
Containing, discharging, or causing the production of pus: a purulent infection.

pu′ru·lent·ly adv.

purulent

[pyo̅o̅r′(y)ələnt]
Etymology: L, containing pus
producing or containing pus.

purulent

1. Containing or consisting of pus, exudate.
2. Suppurative, pusy.

pu·ru·lent

(pyūr'ŭ-lĕnt)
Containing, consisting of, or forming pus.

purulent

Pertaining to PUS.

Purulent

Consisting of or containing pus

purulent

characterized by pus formation

purulent

containing or forming pus.

poultry purulent synovitis
swellings on the feet and in the limb joints causing lameness and spondylitis in fowls and turkeys. Caused by Staphylococcus aureus.
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Sudden onset, abundant purulent discharge, palpebral edema and fever are observed in the patients (5,19).
In total we found 27 cases of Hib meningitis, 5 of whom died, and 81 cases of purulent meningitis.
The area surrounding the surgical wound was largely inflamed and erythemic with purulent discharge coming from the wound site.
A purulent exudate was elicited on digital pressure The tooth was tender on percussion and exhibited grade II mobility.
Primary or metastatic tumour ulcers of the skin are often associated with purulent necrosis and increasing malodour.
Acute sinusitis: symptoms for less than 4 weeks consisting of some or all of the following: persistent symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection, purulent rhinorrhea, postnasal drainage, anosmia, nasal congestion, facial pain, headache, fever, cough, and purulent discharge.
There is a purulent discharge from the eyes that can progress to blindness.
The wound of the "Latin American trauma" starts seeping again, purulent and rich.
Clinicians should consider migraine as a likely diagnosis in patients who complain of sinus headaches but have no other symptoms of sinus infection, such as fever or purulent nasal discharge.
Although IUD use should not be initiated in women with pelvic inflammatory disease or in women with current purulent cervicitis, chlamydial infection, or gonorrhea, such women who already have an IUD can continue to use the method, and infection can be treated with an IUD in place.
Acute osteomyelitis of the proximal metaphysis of the femur is not rare and is usually complicated by purulent arthritis of the hip joint that eventually leads to severe osteoarthrosis.