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pu·ru·lent

 (pyo͝or′ə-lənt, pyo͝or′yə-)
adj.
Containing, discharging, or causing the production of pus: a purulent infection.

[Middle English purulente, from Old French purulent, from Latin pūrulentus, from pūs, pūr-, pus; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]

pu′ru·lent·ly adv.

purulent

(ˈpjʊərʊlənt)
adj
(Pathology) of, relating to, or containing pus
[C16: from Latin pūrulentus, from pus]
ˈpurulence, ˈpurulency n
ˈpurulently adv

pu•ru•lent

(ˈpyʊər ə lənt, ˈpyʊər yə-)

adj.
1. full of, containing, forming, or discharging pus; suppurating.
2. attended with suppuration: purulent appendicitis.
3. of the nature of or like pus.
[1590–1600; < Latin pūrulentus=pūr-, s. of pūs pus + -ulentus -ulent]
pu′ru•lent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.purulent - containing pus; "a purulent wound"
infected, septic - containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms; "a septic sore throat"; "a septic environment"; "septic sewage"
Translations
purulent

purulent

[ˈpjʊərʊlənt] ADJpurulento

purulent

adjeitrig; to become purulenteitern

pu·ru·lent

a. purulento-a, que está supurando.
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It is allowed, that senates and great councils are often troubled with redundant, ebullient, and other peccant humours; with many diseases of the head, and more of the heart; with strong convulsions, with grievous contractions of the nerves and sinews in both hands, but especially the right; with spleen, flatus, vertigos, and deliriums; with scrofulous tumours, full of fetid purulent matter; with sour frothy ructations: with canine appetites, and crudeness of digestion, besides many others, needless to mention.
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During February-July 2013, four adult patients (Table) were seen at Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, Washington, USA, for eye swelling, pain, and purulent discharge.
On physical examination, a firm mass below the zygomatic arch on the left cheek was noted, with discharge of purulent saliva from the ostium of the left parotid duct upon parotid massage.
There are two main types of nasal discharge - clear, grey and cloudy mucoid discharges and thick and green or bloody purulent discharges.
A diagnosis of superficial wound infection for the STS database required three components: infection within the skin and subcutaneous tissue, opening of the wound, and one of the following: purulent drainage; organism isolated from wound; or pain, tenderness, or heat.
The guidelines, drafted by a 10-member panel, offer a novel algorithm for management of nonpurulent and purulent infections that defines a pathway for mild, moderate, and severe infections in each category.
The indications for Thuja include warty growths, emotional sensitivity, a leftsided headache as if the head had been pierced by a nail and a thick, green purulent or bloody nasal discharge, with the interesting symptom of dental pain on blowing the nose.
1-2) However, the change in the structure of pathogens, their virulence, and host resistance actualize efforts on improvement of methods and techniques of surgical treatment of purulent necrotic processes on the background of burdened general condition of the patient (3).
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Purulent rhinorrhoea, nasal congestion and facial pain or pressure are highly predictive of acute sinusitis, but the distinction between AVRS and ABRS is often difficult.