purulent inflammation n.
An acute form of exudative inflammation in which the enzymes produced by white blood cells cause liquefaction of the affected tissues, resulting in the formation of pus. Also called suppurative inflammation.
purulent inflammation of the middle ear is one which deserves special attention.
A purulent inflammation or suppurative inflammation, is one in which there is pus formation.
Septic softening is accompanied by general evidences of a blood-poisoning, and by the local phenomena of purulent inflammation.