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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 ?
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.
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?
In some cases, a doctor may deliberately puncture the eardrum to drain pus from the middle ear.
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lb) [29], In addition, the grafted PDMS can be used to cross-link PUs as a side reaction (Fig.
Saad also pointed out that the PUs senate meeting was not held for past seven years despite the fact that it was necessary to get approval of the university budget from the senate every year.
Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) addressing the assessment and prevention of PUs place a high priority on a thorough skin and risk assessment and individualized care plan, including pressure relief schedules and devices, following initial injury and/or subsequent hospitalization [9].
We were able to open his skull and excise the abscess containing the pus and infected tissue.
The surgical team can then choose to use ultrasound to carefully suck out the pus with a needle but they may prefer to operate then remove the appendix, too, to prevent recurrence.
The three harder PUs occupy the left half of the X axis, the three softer PUs occupy its right half.
Accordingly, it has developed a system - somatic cell count - to measure the amount of pus.
Abu Keshk said Zakat Committee doctors tried to clear the pus but could not open her wound, which was very bad.