Definition of suppurate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

suppurate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈsʌpyəˌreɪt//
 
[intransitive](formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they suppurate
 
he / she / it suppurates
 
past simple suppurated
 
-ing form suppurating
 
 
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(of a cut, wound, etc.) to produce a thick yellow liquid (calledpus) because of infection His skin was covered in suppurating sores.
suppuration
 
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NAmE//ˌsʌpyəˈreɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: suppurate