suppurates

suppurate

[suhp-yuh-reyt]
verb (used without object), suppurated, suppurating.
to produce or discharge pus, as a wound; maturate.

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin suppūrātus (past participle of suppūrāre), equivalent to sup- sup- + pūr- (stem of pūs) pus + -ātus -ate1

unsuppurated, adjective
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suppurate (ˈsʌpjʊˌreɪt)
 
vb
(intr) pathol (of a wound, sore, etc) to discharge pus; fester
 
[C16: from Latin suppūrāre, from sub- + pūspus]

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suppurate sup·pu·rate (sŭp'yə-rāt')
v. sup·pu·rat·ed, sup·pu·rat·ing, sup·pu·rates
To form or discharge pus.

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