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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.]
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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]
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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.
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pus

(pŭs)
A thick, yellowish-white liquid that forms in infected body tissues. It consists mainly of dead white blood cells.
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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
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pus

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

pus

[pʌs] Npus m
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pus

[ˈpʌs] npus m
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pus

nEiter m
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pus

[pʌs] npus m inv
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pus

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

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

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

n pus m
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The dairy industry knows that there is a problem with pus in milk.