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abscess

Saltos de línea: ab|scess
Pronunciación: /ˈabsɪs
 
, -sɛs/

Definición de abscess en inglés:

sustantivo

A swollen area within body tissue, containing an accumulation of pus: once the abscesses burst, they usually discharge for several days before gradually healing up figurative one of his priorities as prime minister was to lance the abscess of corruption
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Surgery may be necessary to drain abscesses, debride infected tissue, or stabilize the spine and relieve spinal cord compression.
  • However, subcutaneous injections can cause abscesses and granulomas.
  • Cerebral abscesses are typically circumscribed lesions with surrounding vasogenic edema.
Sinónimos
Scottish plook;
inflammation, infection, eruption

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin abscessus 'a going away', from the verb abscedere, from ab- 'away from' + cedere 'go', referring to the elimination of infected matter via the pus.

More
  • cede from (early 16th century):

    Cede is from French céder or Latin cedere ‘to yield, give way, go’. Cedere is a rich source of English words including abscess (mid 16th century) ‘going away’ (of the infection when it bursts); access [Middle English] ‘go to’; ancestor (Middle English) someone who went ante ‘before’; antecedent (Late Middle English) from the same base as ancestor; cease (Middle English); concede (Late Middle English) to give way completely; decease (Middle English) ‘go away’; exceed (Late Middle English) to go beyond a boundary; intercede (late 16th century) go between; predecessor (Late Middle English) one who went away before; proceed (Late Middle English) to go forward; recede (Late Middle English) ‘go back’; and succeed (Late Middle English) ‘come close after’.

Derivados

abscessed

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adjetivo
Example sentences
  • For a faster recovery from an abscessed tooth, apply a warm-water compress and rinse with warm salt water.
  • Locate dental problems such as cavities, abscessed teeth and other tooth and jaw abnormalities
  • This allows anesthesia of the area long enough to introduce the blade into the abscessed area for drainage.

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