This pimple is an example of an abscess.
An example of an abscess is a bad pimple or blackhead.
Origin of abscessClassical Latin abscessus from abscedere, to go from from ab(s)-, from + cedere, to go: from the notion that humors go from the body into the swelling
intransitive verbab·scessed, ab·scess·ing, ab·scess·es
Origin of abscessLatin abscessus separation, abscess from past participle of abscēdere to go away, slough, form an abscess ( possibly translation of Greek apostēma distance, abscess ) ( from aphistasthai to withdraw, slough, form an abscess ) ab- away ; see ab- 1. cēdere to go ; see ked- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present abscesses, present participle abscessing, simple past and past participle abscessed)
- (intransitive) To form a pus filled cavity typically from an infection.