Definitions of purulence
  1. noun
    symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
    synonyms: purulency
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    type of:
    (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  2. noun
    a fluid product of inflammation
    synonyms: festering, ichor, pus, sanies, suppuration
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    a thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea
    type of:
    bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance
    the liquid parts of the body
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