Purulent Definition

pyo͝orə-lənt, pyo͝oryə-
Of, like, containing, or discharging pus.
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Origin of Purulent

  • Middle English purulente from Old French purulent from Latin pūrulentus from pūs pūr- pus pū̆- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin purulentus, from pus, puris, pus, matter.

    From Wiktionary

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