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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.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||purulent pleurisy [BACK TO TOP]|
A collection of pus in the lung cavity
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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