The definition of purulent is full of pus or like pus.(adjective)
An example of something purulent is an open wound that's not healing properly.
See purulent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < L purulentus < pus (gen. puris), matter, pus
See purulent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English purulente
Origin: , from Old French purulent
Origin: , from Latin pūrulentus
Origin: , from pūs, pūr-, pus; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.
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