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synonyms for suppurate

  • decay
  • discharge
  • maturate
  • putrefy
  • putresce
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How to use suppurate in a sentence

If the Fallopian tubes are involved, and this happens frequently, they suppurate, and often they must be removed by coeliotomy.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
He is in the most favourable position for the wounds in his back and chest to suppurate easily, and absolute rest is necessary.
THE SECRET OF THE ISLANDW.H.G. KINGSTON (TRANSLATION FROM JULES VERNE)
Some of them seemed to be simply swollen red blood corpuscles, ready to burst, or as it were, suppurate.
REPORT ON SURGERY TO THE SANTA CLARA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETYJOSEPH BRADFORD COX
The lymph glands behind the angle of the jaw enlarge and become tender, and may suppurate from superadded infection.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
The affected glands nearly always break down and suppurate, and after destroying the overlying skin give rise to fungating ulcers.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
The redness or inflammation increased every day, and about the seventh or eighth day, the wound began to suppurate.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
The wound in my arm continued to suppurate seven or eight days, and Mons.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
It is a valuable application for wounds in scrofulous persons, which tend to suppurate rather than heal by the first intention.
AN EPITOME OF HOMEOPATHIC HEALING ARTB. L. HILL
THE more Buboes there are, so that they suppurate, the better.
LOIMOLOGIA: OR, AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE PLAGUE IN LONDON IN 1665NATHANIEL HODGES
Then they suppurate, and in the end amputation becomes necessary.
CAMP VENTUREGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
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