abscess abscess  /ˈæb ˌsɛs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

Usage(s):

  1. This newspaper – not only on its editorial page but also in its news columns – is an abscess of smug, unexamined left-wing assumption, which is just as unhealthy as smug, unexamined right-wing assumption.
  2. Packing the abscess cavity with gauze failed to stop bleeding.
  3. The surgeon swiftly lanced the abscess.

News

  1. Spurs guard Mills out for Finals with foot abscess

    Spurs guard Mills out for Finals with foot abscess
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

  2. Spurs' G Mills (foot) done for rest of postseason

    The Spurs announced Sunday that reserve guard Patty Mills will not be available for the remainder of the 2013 NBA Finals against the Heat after undergoing surgery to remove an abscess on his foot.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Spurs’ Patty Mills out for season after foot surgery

    The Spurs announced Sunday that reserve guard Patty Mills will not be available for the remainder of the 2013 NBA Finals against the Heat after undergoing surgery to remove an abscess on his foot.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

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Quotes

  1. "It is far less likely that any injection of vitamin B12 or lidocaine, which is usually not injected deep into the body, would have created an abscess," said Dr. Gary I. Wadler, a member of the World Anti-Doping Agency, according to the Times....
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: Dr Gary I Wadler Source: KCTV5 News

  2. "We thought it was a little pull or tear or something, and it turned out he had an abscess in there," Holmgren said.
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Mike Holmgren Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Connections revealed last Friday that Passage Of Time had been troubled by a small throat abscess, and Cecil added: "I was always a bit worried about the abscess in her epiglottis because they can be a nuisance. It's not bothering her, but they can...
    on May 16, 2007 By: Henry Cecil Source: Sportinglife.com

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