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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.
Pleural empyema is a purulent fluid presence in the pleural space and is a known and frequently encountered complication of pneumonia in children.
According to gross nature of aspirate, blood mixed aspirates were noted in 60 followed by purulent/ pus material in 25% and caseous or cheesy material in 15% cases in the current study, whereas Hemalatha et al [19) observed blood mixed aspirates in 87.3% and purulent to cheesy materials in 12.7% cases.
A resting endoscopic examination can reveal the presence of blood or purulent material at a guttural pouch opening, but this is not conclusive evidence that the discharge is emanating from the pouch.
Research variables were duration of symptoms, follow up, length of stay, return to work, healing time, sacro-coccygeal pain, purulent or mucopurulent discharge, fever, swelling, tenderness and presence of frank abscess, seroma formation and over all satisfaction.
The nodule in the right groin increased in volume and gave rise to fistulization and purulent discharge.
Most studies of acute pericarditis in children have been limited to case series of purulent pericarditis or pericarditis with large effusions.
Purulent pericarditis is a rare but rapidly progressing and in some cases deadly event.
In developed countries, purulent bacterial pericarditis is less frequent due to the availability of broad-spectrum antibiotics [4].
A culture of purulent material expressed from the wound grew rare Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Thereafter, thoracic drainage was continued because of the prolonged purulent discharge [a laboratory culture of the pleural effusion was negative for M.
Patients in the observation group were subdivided according to purulent meningitis, cryptococcal meningitis, viral meningitis and tubercular meningitis.