Definition of sanies in English:

sanies

Line breaks: sa¦nies
Pronunciation: /ˈseɪnɪiːz
 
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noun

[mass noun] rare
A thin discharge from a wound or ulcer, containing serum, pus, and blood.
More example sentences
  • The patient was turned over on her affected side, and during the first twelve hours the plaster drew out two large basins of sanies.
  • The discharge from the wound altered from a bloody sanies to a white serous fluid.
  • If the lesion breaks and the sanies flows into the bladder, let her drink goats' or asses' milk.

Origin

mid 16th century: Latin.

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