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suppuration

 [sup″u-ra´shun]
2. the act of becoming converted into and discharging pus. adj., adj sup´purative.

sup·pu·ra·tion

(sŭp'yŭ-rā'shŭn),
The formation of pus.
[L. suppuratio (see suppurate)]

suppuration

/sup·pu·ra·tion/ (sup″u-ra´shun) pyogenesis.sup´purative

suppuration

(sŭp′yə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The formation or discharge of pus.
2. Pus.

sup′pu·ra′tive adj.

suppuration

[sup′yərā′shən]
Etymology: L, suppurare, to form pus
the production and exudation of pus.

suppuration

Infectious disease
1. The formation of pus.
2. The discharge of pus. See Pus.

sup·pu·ra·tion

(sŭp'yŭr-ā'shŭn)
The formation of pus.
See also: suppurate
Synonym(s): pyesis, pyogenesis, pyopoiesis, pyosis.
[L. suppuratio]

suppuration

The production or discharge of PUS.

suppuration

pus formation

sup·pu·ra·tion

(sŭp'yŭr-ā'shŭn)
The formation of pus.
Synonym(s): pyesis, pyogenesis, pyopoiesis, pyosis.
[L. suppuratio]

suppuration (sup″ura´shən),

n the formation and discharge of pus, a more commonly used term. See also pyogenic.

suppuration

formation or discharge of pus.

lamellar suppuration
see lamellar suppuration.
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While receiving specific antimicrobial drug therapy, 9 patients experienced spontaneous suppuration.
Majority 99(60%) showed frank suppuration that required opening and drainage of wound (Figure-1).
In 1900, Henri Luc described it as a sub-periosteal temporal abscess of otitic origin without intraosseous suppuration and suggested the possible pathway of microorganism spread from middle ear submucosa by anatomical pathways especially via the superior meatus, incisura Rivinus and along the branches of deep auricular artery [7].
A fistulous tract was observed at the level of tooth 12 (figure 1), as well as soft and hard dentobacterial plaque, dental mobility degree 1 and 2 at 16, 17, 26, 27, 28, 33, and 34, gingival retractions with positive bleeding clinical indexes (30%), inflammation, suppuration, probing depth, and loss of clinical insertion.
Periodontal assessment included probing depth (PD) and CAL, measured to the nearest millimeter with a periodontal probe (UNC-15, Hu-Friedy, Chicago, USA), the presence or absence of BOP, supragingival biofilm (VP), gingival marginal bleeding (GB), and suppuration (SUP).
These are produced by suppuration superimposed on acute cholecystitis.
14) Histopathological examination reveals suppuration and a degree of necrotising inflammation that is uncommon in profoundly immunocompromised patients.
Suppuration usually takes place if systemic antibiotics are not instituted in these patients.
An extensive focus of necrotic tissue of a blackish color and soft consistency with points of bleeding and suppuration was noticed in transverse sections of the brain of the referred animal, which specifically occurred in the region of the frontal and temporal cortex.
Upon admission, systemic treatment was begun with 300 mg of rifampicin every 12 hours, 100 mg per day of zinc gluconate, and 50 mg per day of oral prednisolone with approximately 70% improvement of the inflammatory lesions and complete improvement of the suppuration.
with observations on the conditions of suppuration Lancet 1867 March 16 326-329
Pulmonary suppuration was suspected and antimicrobial treatment was given, but his fever persisted so fiberoptic brochoscopy was performed.