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n.1.(Med.) A suppurative.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Clinical manifestations detected on animals during the two outbreaks were similar to the previously described according to literature, with swollen and hyperthermic mammary glands, with occasional suppurant abscesses [10, 14, 31, 36, 40], coinciding with previous reports in sheep (Ovis orientalis aries) [42] and goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) [12].
Shotty nodes typically have a viral aetiology and suppurant nodes may be fluctuant.