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SUPPURATIVE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does suppurative mean? 

SUPPURATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective SUPPURATIVE has 1 sense:

1. relating to or characterized by suppuration

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


 Dictionary entry details 


SUPPURATIVE (adjective)


Sense 1suppurative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or characterized by suppuration

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Antonym:

nonsuppurative (not suppurative)

Pertainym:

suppuration ((medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus)


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