Abscess

Definition of Abscess

Ab´scess
n.1.(Med.) A collection of pus or purulent matter in any tissue or organ of the body, the result of a morbid process.
Cold abscess
an abscess of slow formation, unattended with the pain and heat characteristic of ordinary abscesses, and lasting for years without exhibiting any tendency towards healing; a chronic abscess.

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