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PURULENT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does purulent mean? 

PURULENT (adjective)
  The adjective PURULENT has 1 sense:

1. having undergone infection

  Familiarity information: PURULENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PURULENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having undergone infection

Synonyms:

purulent; pussy

Context example:

a purulent wound

Similar:

infected; septic (containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms)


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