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pus

 (pŭs)
n.
A generally viscous, yellowish-white fluid formed in infected tissue, consisting of white blood cells, cellular debris, and necrotic tissue.

[Latin pūs; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]

pus

(pʌs)
n
(Pathology) the yellow or greenish fluid product of inflammation, composed largely of dead leucocytes, exuded plasma, and liquefied tissue cells
[C16: from Latin pūs; related to Greek puon pus]

pus

(pʌs)

n.
a yellow-white, more or less viscid substance produced by suppuration and found in abscesses, sores, etc., consisting of a liquid plasma in which white blood cells are suspended.
[1535–45; < Latin; akin to Greek pýon pus]
pus′like`, adj.

pus

(pŭs)
A thick, yellowish-white liquid that forms in infected body tissues. It consists mainly of dead white blood cells.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pus - the tenth month of the Hindu calendar
Hindu calendar - the lunisolar calendar governing the religious life of Hindus; an extra month is inserted after every month in which there are two new moons (once every three years)
Hindu calendar month - any lunisolar month in the Hindu calendar
2.pus - a fluid product of inflammation
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
gleet - a thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea

pus

noun matter, discharge, secretion, suppuration The area of the scar began to discharge pus.
Translations
قَيْحقَيْح، صَديد
hnis
pusmaterie
puso
visvamärkämätä
पीबमवाद
gnoj
genny
gröftur
고름
strutas
puroi
var
หนอง
mủ

pus

[pʌs] Npus m

pus

[ˈpʌs] npus m

pus

nEiter m

pus

[pʌs] npus m inv

pus

(pas) noun
a thick, yellowish liquid that forms in infected wounds etc.

pus

قَيْح hnis pus Eiter πύον pus visva pus gnoj pus 고름 pus puss ropa pus гной var หนอง irin mủ

pus

n. pus, excreción, fluido amarillento espeso que se forma por supuración;
___ dischargesupuración;
___ -likepurulento-a.

pus

n pus m
References in classic literature ?
I then applied a fomentation to the part, which highly answered the intention; and after three or four times dressing, the wound began to discharge a thick pus or matter, by which means the cohesion--But perhaps I do not make myself perfectly well understood?
Well, he entered my room, and bowed to me with the pus standing, as usual, in drops on his eyelashes, his feet shuffling about, and his tongue unable, at first, to articulate a word.
He was still able to exercise in the water treadmill, which he regularly does anyway, and a poultice will now be applied and left on overnight to draw out the pus.
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This situation is extremely dangerous and can cause the womb to rupture, spreading pus and infection into the abdominal cavity.
Methods: This longitudinal, descriptive study was conducted at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan, from January 2012 to December 2015, and comprised pus samples of people suspected of having extra-pulmonary tuberculosis.
In patients presenting with acute renal pain, urine analysis report showing haematuria and/or pus cells logically warrants a CT KUB.
The total number of 2050 pus sample were collected from cases of pyogenic infection attending both OPD and indoor in the department of Surgery, O&G, Orthopaedics and ENT.
The patient underwent laparotomy which revealed retro-caecal perforated appendix which burried into the abdominal wall and caused the pus to track down anteriorly to appear as abdominal wall swelling.
The microbiota of PUs is usually polymicrobial and complex and can be colonized with Gram-negative bacilli (GNB) multidrug-resistant and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Drainage catheter was placed through a small incision immediately after admission with some gas and pus was extracted.
Plenty of studies have reported that existing methods to avoid static electricity in polymers commonly include two ways: one is adding antistatic agent and mixing conductive fillers such as carbon black [4], graphite [5], carbon nanotubes [6], as well as inorganic salt [7]; the other one is the surface modification of materials such as surface radiation and spreading conductive coating [8], Both of them are often adopted to reduce the surface resistivity of PUs.