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sup·pu·rate

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

suppurate

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

suppurate

[sup′yərāt]
Etymology: L, suppurare, to form pus
to produce purulent matter. suppuration, n., suppurative, adj.

sup·pu·rate

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

Suppurate

To produce or discharge pus.
Mentioned in: Empyema

sup·pu·rate

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

suppurate

produce pus.
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We analyzed the microbiological test results of 102 typical HS lesions excised from 82 patients, comprising 38 nodules and abscesses (Hurley stage 1 lesions) and 64 chronic suppurating lesions (45 Hurley stage 2 and 19 Hurley stage 3 lesions) (Table 1).
So I have a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke, but a 3,000 per cent higher chance of contracting dysentery, cholera and suppurating pustules.
that place, to walk off with suppurating scabs, aching.
THE POWERFUL BITCH Today I was reading about Marie Curie: she must have known she suffered from radiation sickness her body bombarded for years by the element she had purified It seems she denied to the end the source of the cataracts on her eyes the cracked and suppurating skin of her finger-ends till she could no longer hold a test-tube or a pencil She died a famous woman denying her wounds denying her wounds came from the same source as her power.
Many Russians to this day sneer at the very idea of democracy, associating it with the Yeltsin years of suppurating corruption combined with bankruptcy, when their savings were wiped out and their wages and pensions went unpaid, while oligarchs prospered.
These would start as subcutaneous skin nodules, later becoming fluctuant and suppurating and then healing spontaneously (Fig.
According to the health regulations, food shall not be handled by any individual who has on his or her body a suppurating sore, cut, or abrasion, unless the wound is covered by a moisture-proof dressing that is firmly secured (Republic of South Africa, 1999).
Perhaps he was merely a child of his time in that the wounds of the confrontation between Arthur Scargill, in the red corner, and Mrs Thatcher, in the blue, were still open, raw and suppurating.
By the time Manuel came home from South Africa for the last time, he had been troubled by suppurating abscesses on his bony legs for more than a year.
He writes of men who had "given up the ghost" long before their ulcerated and suppurating bodies finally succumbed.
Jenkinson alternates layers of conversation among family members (wife and mother, sons and daughter, the latter's boyfriend-du-jour) with descriptions of the preparation of the meal in terms both literal and suggestively allusive to the Marchione's lurid lasagna of the epigraph; this culminates in a horrific vision of the dish before them (all baked in a Pyrex sarcophagus) as it is transformed in their imaginations, through son Nick's vivid account of his recent reading, into the stacked layers of "buboed Florentines" complete with "pustulating sores, / Black-egg swellings suppurating groin and armpit" Those gathered around the table to partake of the meal, which includes, literally and symbolically, bread and wine, are forced to see it in Eucharistic terms, as flesh and blood.