suppurant


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suppurant

 [sup´u-rant]
1. suppurative.
2. an agent causing suppuration.
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sup·pu·rant

(sŭp'ū-rant),
1. Causing or inducing suppuration.
2. An agent with this action.
[L. suppurans, causing suppuration]
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