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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.]
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Of all the pus samples, 84(39.6%) were positive by LJ culture followed by GeneXpert which detected 77(36.3%) positive for MTB and ZN smear which detected only 22(10.4%) positive samples.
Pattern of pathogens and their sensitivity isolated from pus culture reports in a tertiary care hospital, puducherry.
Enterobacteriaceae were the most commonly isolated (49.0%) group of bacteria in colonized/infected patients with PUs, followed by Staphylococcus aureus (28.0%) and non-fermenting GNB (23.0%), mostly Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp.
As we can see, thermal stability of PUs with ILs was a little poorer than that of PUs without ILs.
where [T.sup.max.sub.p] is the maximum average throughput of PUs and [T.sup.ave.sub.p] is the average throughput of PUs.
The advantages motivate PUs and SUs to participate in spectrum leasing.
If an internal abscess remains untreated and ruptures, bacteria and pus will pass into the bloodstream.
The festival will take place between February 11 and 21, and "Pus" is one of the 34th films in the forum section.
The right testicle showed pus pockets, which yielded at least 15 ml of frank pus.