abscessed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abscess +‎ -ed

Verb[edit]

abscessed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of abscess

Adjective[edit]

abscessed (comparative more abscessed, superlative most abscessed)

  1. (medicine) Affected by an abscess. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]
    The sore was abscessed and filled with pus.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 8