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synonyms for abscess

  • ulcer
  • boil
  • carbuncle
  • pustule
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How to use abscess in a sentence

Rapport, who took the lovers part, had been kept awake all night by an abscess on his finger, and was nearly fainting.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
If he has opened his abscess with a bronze lancet and has made him lose his eye, he shall pay money, half his price.
THE OLDEST CODE OF LAWS IN THE WORLDHAMMURABI, KING OF BABYLON
The king can be saved by injecting through the ear a remedy which will draw the contents of the abscess through that passage.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
The bulging of the canvas became larger, and was still increasing, like a frightful abscess ready to burst.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The maddest boil, unless it kill you with its torments, does at length burst, and become an abscess.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
From furuncle, abscess, and sebaceous, fatty and fibroid tumors.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
Abscess, ab′ses, n. a collection of purulent matter within some tissue of the body.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
He was told that an abscess was forming on the knee joint, and he could hope for no relief until it would burst.
PRECIOUS MEMORIESVARIOUS
Finally the abscess burst, and the discharge from it saturated the bed and ran down upon the floor.
PRECIOUS MEMORIESVARIOUS
Ordered a large flaxseed poultice applied, expecting an abscess would form at this place.
REPORT ON SURGERY TO THE SANTA CLARA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETYJOSEPH BRADFORD COX
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ABSCESS

  • abscess
  • blain
  • bleb
  • boil
  • bubble
  • bulla
  • burn
  • canker
  • carbuncle
  • cyst
  • furuncle
  • pimple
  • pustule
  • sac
  • sore
  • ulcer
  • vesication
  • vesicle
  • wale
  • weal
  • welt
  • wheal
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