From Latin suppūrātus, past participle of suppūrō, from pūr-, stem of pūs.
suppurate (third-person singular simple present suppurates, present participle suppurating, simple past and past participle suppurated)
- (intransitive) To form or discharge pus.
- (transitive) To cause to generate pus.
- to suppurate a sore
- 1600-1700, Arbuthnot, John, An essay concerning the effects of air on human bodies, page 178:
- by the Inflammation and Suppuration of the axillary, inguinal, and other Glands, or in beginning Gangrenes...
- second-person plural present indicative of suppurare
- second-person plural imperative of suppurare
- Feminine plural of suppurato