purulency

purulence

[pyoor-uh-luhns, pyoor-yuh-]
noun
1.
the condition of containing or forming pus.
2.
Also, purulency.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Late Latin pūrulentia. See purulent, -ence

nonpurulence, noun
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purulent (ˈpjʊərʊlənt)
 
adj
of, relating to, or containing pus
 
[C16: from Latin pūrulentus, from pus]
 
'purulence
 
n
 
'purulency
 
n
 
'purulently
 
adv

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purulence pu·ru·lence (pyur'ə-ləns, pyur'yə-)
n.

  1. The condition of containing or discharging pus.

  2. Pus.

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