Definition of pus in English:

pus

Syllabification: pus
Pronunciation: /pəs
 
/

noun

A thick yellowish or greenish opaque liquid produced in infected tissue, consisting of dead white blood cells and bacteria with tissue debris and serum.
More example sentences
  • There is a urethral discharge, yellow pus, mucus and pus or clear mucus at the opening.
  • Remarkably, he inoculated himself with pus from a suppurating bubo to fortify himself against bubonic plague.
  • The pus is not infected but consists of white blood cells.
Synonyms

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin.

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