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Above all, the doctor—the doctor and the purulent trash and garbage of his pharmacopoeia!

These sacs contain purulent matter, of all shades and odours, and identical with that which the animal coughed up.

Abscess, ab′ses, n. a collection of purulent matter within some tissue of the body.

Towards the end of the year 1783, became affected with slight cough and expectoration of purulent matter.

The existence of a purulent discharge is no excuse for lack of cleanliness.


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On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purulent, such as: corrupt, disgusting, moldy, noxious, overripe, and putrid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.