presuppurative

presuppurative

[pree-suhp-yuh-rey-tiv]
adjective Pathology.
noting or pertaining to the stage of inflammation before the formation of pus.

Origin:
pre- + suppurative

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presuppurative pre·sup·pu·ra·tive (prē-sŭp'yə-rā'tĭv)
adj.
Of or being an early stage of inflammation prior to the formation of pus.

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