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  • n  (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
  • n  a fluid product of inflammation

  • He burns the body to bring on a fever in cases of chronic diseases of the joints, obstinate suppuration, cardiac inflammation following chronic ulceration.
  • A spongy cauliflower-shaped mass on the back of his head and other body growths gave off an odious suppuration.
  • Dread like suppuration oozes from the deep, unmedicated wound in her mind.

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