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pus

Saltos de línea: pus

Definición de pus en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass 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.
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.
Sinónimos
matter, suppuration, discharge, secretion
rare sanies

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin.

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