suppurate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin suppūrātus, past participle of suppūrō, from pūr-, stem of pūs.

Verb[edit]

suppurate (third-person singular simple present suppurates, present participle suppurating, simple past and past participle suppurated)

  1. (intransitive) To form or discharge pus.
  2. (transitive) To cause to generate pus.
    to suppurate a sore
    • 1600-1700, Arbuthnot, John, An essay concerning the effects of air on human bodies[1], page 178:
      by the Inflammation and Suppuration of the axillary, inguinal, and other Glands, or in beginning Gangrenes...

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Verb[edit]

suppurate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of suppurare
  2. second-person plural imperative of suppurare
  3. Feminine plural of suppurato