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Abscess

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1. abscess

symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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Abscess

see synonyms of abscess
noun
1. 
a localized collection of pus formed as the product of inflammation and usually caused by bacteria
verb
2. (intransitive)
to form such a collection of pus

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Abscess

see synonyms of abscess
noun
1. 
a swollen, inflamed area in body tissues, in which pus gathers
verb intransitive
2. 
to form an abscess

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Abscess

see synonyms of abscess
n.
A localized collection of pus in part of the body, formed by tissue disintegration and surrounded by an inflamed area.
intr.v. ab·scessed, ab·scess·ing, ab·scess·es
To form an abscess.

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