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Wordnet 3.0


1. containing pus;
- Example: "a purulent wound"
[syn: purulent, pussy]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Purulent \Pu"ru*lent\, a. [L. purulentus, fr. pus, puris, pus, matter: cf. F. purulent. See Pus.] (Med.) Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

purulent adj 1: containing pus; "a purulent wound" [syn: purulent, pussy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "purulent": bloody, chylifactive, chylifactory, chylific, festering, humoral, ichorous, lachrymal, lacrimatory, mattering, phlegmy, pussy, rankling, rheumy, sanious, serous, suppurated, suppurating, suppurative, tearlike