Purpuric meaning

(medicine) Purple (of spots which appear on the skin); pertaining to or affected with purpura.
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(chemistry, not comparable) Purple in colour; derived from or forming a substance which is purple; derived from or forming purpuric acid.

Purpuric acid.

A purpuric salt.

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Origin of purpuric

  • From the Latin purpura (the colour purple), from Greek. The medical sense is from the English purpura (the appearance of purple discolorations on the skin).

    From Wiktionary