Pus meaning

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The usually yellowish-white liquid matter produced in certain infections, consisting of bacteria, white corpuscles, serum, etc.
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A generally viscous, yellowish-white fluid formed in infected tissue, consisting of white blood cells, cellular debris, and necrotic tissue.
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A generally viscous, yellowish-white fluid formed in infected tissue, consisting of white blood cells, cellular debris, and necrotic tissue.
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A thick, yellowish-white liquid that forms in infected body tissues, consisting of white blood cells, dead tissue, and cellular debris.
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Origin of pus

  • Latin pūs pū̆- in Indo-European roots

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