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Definition of purulent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

purulent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈpjʊərələnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpjʊrələnt//
 
(medical)
 
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containing or producing pus a purulent discharge from the wound Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin purulentus ‘festering’, from pus, pur- ‘pus’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: purulent