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noun as in discharge

noun as in matter

noun as in pus

noun as in secretion

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Suppuration will thus be promoted, and the matter may be allowed to escape by making an opening for it at the place it points.

If not properly attended to, the suppuration soon terminates in mortification.

It is customary to commence the study of the pathogenic bacteria with the Organisms of Suppuration.

The suppuration was much less abundant, and—thanks to the incessant care by which he was surrounded!

Quinsy, kwin′zi, n. an inflammatory affection of the substance of the tonsils, attended when fully developed by suppuration.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suppuration, such as: emission, flow, seepage, elimination, emptying, and excretion.

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