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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.
References in classic literature ?
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.
However, when real, the condition can be due to several factors which range from infected tonsils to dirty and tartar covered teeth, an infected sinus or an inflammatory and purulent condition in the nose and throat.
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Patients in the observation group were subdivided according to purulent meningitis, cryptococcal meningitis, viral meningitis and tubercular meningitis.
The present study is a descriptive study undertaken to note the Neisseria gonorrhoea and Chlamydia trachomatis in urethritis in male patients presenting with serous or mucopurulent or purulent discharge per urethra, clinically diagnosed as urethritis, attending the STD Department, Osmania General Hospital over a period of 12 months from January 2014 to December 2014.
However, when purulent secretion extends to the highly pneumatized root of the zygomatic process, the pneumatized bone can be eroded and purulent secretion can accumulate within the temporalis fossa once there is penetration through the periosteum.
With a high fever and difficulty in breathing due to purulent pleural connection with sepsis, which is the excess of fluid in the pleura - a membrane that surrounds the lungs - doctors referred him to University Hospital Sharjah.
The bottom of the oral cavity was elevated and swollen, with purulent discharge and reddened mucosa in the sublingual region.
2) In South Africa, a midline laparotomy is considered the standard of management for patients with generalised purulent peritonitis from complicated appendicitis.
Endoscopic examination of the left nasal cavity revealed a copious amount of purulent, white discharge draining from the left sphenoid sinus ostium (figure 1, A).
One dog with bilateral aural hematoma showed caseous purulent discharge with ceruminoliths.
Purulent discharge was significantly reduced in the treatment group (p-valueless than 0.