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sup·pu·rate

(sŭp'yŭ-rāt),
To form pus.
[L. sup-puro (subp-), pp. -atus, to form pus (pur), pus]
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suppurate

(sŭp′yə-rāt′)
intr.v. suppu·rated, suppu·rating, suppu·rates
To form or discharge pus.
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sup·pu·rate

(sŭp'yŭr-āt)
To form pus.
[L. sup-puro (subp-), pp. -atus, to form pur, pus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Suppurate

To produce or discharge pus.
Mentioned in: Empyema
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

sup·pu·rate

(sŭp'yŭr-āt)
To form pus.
[L. sup-puro (subp-), pp. -atus, to form pur, pus]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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