abscess definition

  • noun:
    • A localized assortment of pus to some extent of body, created by muscle disintegration and surrounded by an inflamed area.
    • an accumulation of pus or purulent matter in any muscle or organ for the body, caused by a morbid procedure.
    • In medicine, an accumulation of pus in tissues of every an element of the body.
    • symptom composed of a localized collection of pus enclosed by swollen tissue
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To form an abscess.
  • verb:
    • To form a pus filled hole usually from an infection.

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