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PURULENT PLEURISY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does purulent pleurisy mean? 

PURULENT PLEURISY (noun)
  The noun PURULENT PLEURISY has 1 sense:

1. a collection of pus in the lung cavity

  Familiarity information: PURULENT PLEURISY used as a noun is very rare.


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PURULENT PLEURISY (noun)


Sense 1purulent pleurisy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A collection of pus in the lung cavity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("purulent pleurisy" is a kind of...):

empyema (a collection of pus in a body cavity (especially in the lung cavity))

pleurisy (inflammation of the pleura of the lungs (especially the parietal layer))


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