purulent: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pyoor'u-lunt, pyoor'yu-), [key]
— adj.
  1. full of, containing, forming, or discharging pus; suppurating: a purulent sore.
  2. attended with suppuration: purulent appendicitis.
  3. of the nature of or like pus: purulent matter.
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