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ab·scess

 (ăb′sĕs′)
n.
A localized collection of pus in part of the body, formed by tissue disintegration and surrounded by an inflamed area.
intr.v. ab·scessed, ab·scess·ing, ab·scess·es
To form an abscess.

[Latin abscessus, separation, abscess, from past participle of abscēdere, to go away, slough, form an abscess (possibly translation of Greek apostēma, distance, abscess, from aphistasthai, to withdraw, slough, form an abscess) : ab-, away; see ab-1 + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]
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abscess

(ˈæbsɛs; -sɪs)
n
(Pathology) a localized collection of pus formed as the product of inflammation and usually caused by bacteria
vb
(Pathology) (intr) to form such a collection of pus
[C16: from Latin abscessus a going away, a throwing off of bad humours, hence an abscess, from abscēdere to go away]
ˈabscessed adj
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ab•scess

(ˈæb sɛs)

n.
a localized accumulation of pus in a body tissue.
[1535–45; < Latin abscessus a going away, abscess =absced-, variant s. of abscēdere to go away, separate off, form an abscess (abs- abs- + cēdere; see cede) + -tus suffix of v. action]
ab′scessed, adj.
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ab·scess

(ăb′sĕs′)
A collection of pus that forms at one place in the body and is surrounded by inflamed tissue.
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abscess


Past participle: abscessed
Gerund: abscessing

Imperative
abscess
abscess
Present
I abscess
you abscess
he/she/it abscesses
we abscess
you abscess
they abscess
Preterite
I abscessed
you abscessed
he/she/it abscessed
we abscessed
you abscessed
they abscessed
Present Continuous
I am abscessing
you are abscessing
he/she/it is abscessing
we are abscessing
you are abscessing
they are abscessing
Present Perfect
I have abscessed
you have abscessed
he/she/it has abscessed
we have abscessed
you have abscessed
they have abscessed
Past Continuous
I was abscessing
you were abscessing
he/she/it was abscessing
we were abscessing
you were abscessing
they were abscessing
Past Perfect
I had abscessed
you had abscessed
he/she/it had abscessed
we had abscessed
you had abscessed
they had abscessed
Future
I will abscess
you will abscess
he/she/it will abscess
we will abscess
you will abscess
they will abscess
Future Perfect
I will have abscessed
you will have abscessed
he/she/it will have abscessed
we will have abscessed
you will have abscessed
they will have abscessed
Future Continuous
I will be abscessing
you will be abscessing
he/she/it will be abscessing
we will be abscessing
you will be abscessing
they will be abscessing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been abscessing
you have been abscessing
he/she/it has been abscessing
we have been abscessing
you have been abscessing
they have been abscessing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been abscessing
you will have been abscessing
he/she/it will have been abscessing
we will have been abscessing
you will have been abscessing
they will have been abscessing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been abscessing
you had been abscessing
he/she/it had been abscessing
we had been abscessing
you had been abscessing
they had been abscessing
Conditional
I would abscess
you would abscess
he/she/it would abscess
we would abscess
you would abscess
they would abscess
Past Conditional
I would have abscessed
you would have abscessed
he/she/it would have abscessed
we would have abscessed
you would have abscessed
they would have abscessed
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abscess

1. A pus-filled cavity; in the skin this is known as a pimple, pustule, or boil, depending on the size or the position.
2. A pus-filled cavity in the body, usually caused by infection.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abscess - symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissueabscess - symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
abscessed tooth - an abscess of a common kind in the tissue around a tooth
head - the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
purulence, purulency - symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
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abscess

noun boil, infection, swelling, blister, ulcer, inflammation, gathering, whitlow, blain, carbuncle, pustule, bubo, furuncle (Pathology), gumboil, parulis (Pathology) In the case of an abscess, seek medical treatment immediately.
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Translations
خُراج، دُمّلخُرَّاج
absceshnisavý vřed
byldabsces
märkäpesäkemärkiäpaiseabsessi
apsces
tályogkelés
graftarbólga, kÿlikýli
膿瘍
종기
abscesaspūlinys
abscessaugonis
absces
böld
ฝี
ổ mủ

abscess

[ˈæbsɪs] Nabsceso m
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abscess

[ˈæbsɛs] nabcès m
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abscess

nAbszess m
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abscess

[ˈæbsɛs] n (Med) → ascesso
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abscess

(ˈӕbses) noun
a painful swelling, containing pus. He has a bad abscess under that tooth.
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abscess

خُرَّاج absces byld Abszess απόστημα absceso märkäpesäke abcès apsces ascesso 膿瘍 종기 abces byll ropień abcesso, abscesso абсцесс böld ฝี apse ổ mủ 脓肿
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ab·scess

n. absceso, acumulación de pus gen. debido a una desintegración del tejido;
acute ______ agudo;
alveolar ______ alveolar;
chronic ______ crónico;
cutaneous ______ cutáneo;
dental ______ dental;
drainage ______ de drenaje;
encysted ______ enquistado;
facial ______ facial;
fecal ______ fecal;
follicular ______ folicular;
gingival ______ de las encías;
hepatic ______ hepático;
intra abdominal ______ intra abdominal;
mammary ______ mamario;
mastoid ______ mastoideo;
osseous ______ óseo;
pancreatic ______ pancreático;
paronchial ______ de la uña;
pelvic ______ de la pelvis;
peritonsicular ______ de las amígdalas;
pulmonary ______ pulmonar o en un pulmón;
radicular ___absceso de la raíz;
tubo-ovarian ______ tubárico.
V. cuadro en la página 42.
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abscess

n absceso
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References in periodicals archive ?
Common complications include appendicular phlegmon (appendicular mass), appendicular abscess, and peritonitis.
Patients presenting with non-right iliac fossa pain, pregnant, patients having appendicular mass or appendicular abscess and patients who underwent incidental appendicectomy were excluded from the study.
Del Genio, "Cecum cancer underlying appendicular abscess. Case report and review of literature," World Journal of Emergency Surgery, vol.
Caecal duplication cysts can be an incidental finding, or may mimic an appendicular abscess or malignant mass.
Conservative versus operative treatment of appendicular abscess: experience of 147 consecutive patients.
Patients with increased risk of wound infection (having perforated appendix, appendicular abscess, or with co-morbidities like diabetes mellitus, immune suppression) were excluded.
In these appendicular mass without pus formation was detected in 24(80%), localized pus collection along with mass in 4(13.33%) and frank appendicular abscess in 2(6.66%) patients.
The patient had a CT abdomen, pelvis and upper thigh that showed gas containing fluid collection in the right iliac fossa in keeping with either diverticular or appendicular abscess (Figure 1).
Among non-neoplastic lesions histological variants of appendicitis like acute appendicitis, acute suppurative appendicitis, chronic appendicitis, fibrosing appendicitis, obliterative appendicitis, follicular appendicitis, eosinophilic appendicitis, gangrenous appendicitis, appendicular abscess, perforated appendicitis and appendicitis with Enterobius Vermicularis infestation were reported.
Patients presenting with appendicular mass or appendicular abscess, patients addict to narcotics and patients having psychiatric disorders were excluded from the study.
All the patients diagnosed with Appendicitis (based on clinical examination and USG findings) irrespective of age and gender, without any complication (In form of appendicular mass or appendicular abscess) were included in the study.
Exceptions to inclusion in the study included children less than 3 months of age, known allergy to cephalosporins or penicillins, antibiotic therapy within 3 days before surgery, pregnancy, serious underlying illness likely to require antibiotic therapy, patients in whom the appendix was found to be ruptured or gangrenous at operation or those with appendicular or peri appendicular abscess. Patients in whom appendix was found to be normal and no other intra-abdominal disease found were also included in the study.