An abscessed tooth will explain her reticence on any other subject.
But the truth would be harder to extract from that stern, scar-twisted mouth, than the abscessed tooth had been.
No, sir; I was off Thursday and Friday with abscessed tooth.
In nine months a gentleman for whom I had filled four molars returned with an inferior one abscessed.
You've had a hard day with the abscessed tooth, the dope the dentist gave you, and—other things.
abscess ab·scess (āb'sěs')
A collection of pus formed by tissue destruction in an inflamed area of a localized infection.
A cavity that is formed by liquefactive necrosis within solid tissue.
An inflamed area (see inflammation) in the body tissues that is filled with pus.