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  • Abscess — Ab scess, n.; pl. {Abscesses}. [L. abscessus a going away, gathering of humors, abscess, fr. abscessus, p. p. of absedere to go away; ab, abs + cedere to go off, retire. See {Cede}.] (Med.) A collection of pus or purulent matter in any tissue or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abscess — abscess, boil, furuncle, carbuncle, pimple, pustule all denote a localized swollen area of infection containing pus. Abscess is the most general term, applying to a collection of pus surrounded by inflammation whether in the skin or in the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abscess — (n.) 1610s, from L. abscessus an abscess (Celsus), lit. a going away, from stem of abscedere withdraw, from ab away (see AB (Cf. ab )) + cedere to go (see CEDE (Cf. cede)). The notion is that humors go from the body through the pus in t …   Etymology dictionary

  • abscess — [ab′ses΄] n. [L abscessus < abscedere, to go from < ab(s) , from + cedere, to go: from the notion that humors go from the body into the swelling] a swollen, inflamed area in body tissues, in which pus gathers vi. to form an abscess… …   English World dictionary

  • abscess — [n] swelling boil, carbuncle, pustule, ulcer; concepts 306,309 …   New thesaurus

  • abscess — ► NOUN ▪ a swollen area within body tissue, containing pus. ORIGIN Latin abscessus, from abscedere go away …   English terms dictionary

  • Abscess — This article is about the medical condition. For the death metal band, see Abscess (band). Abscess Classification and external resources Abscess ICD 10 L02 …   Wikipedia

  • abscess — abscessed, adj. /ab ses/, n. Pathol. a localized collection of pus in the tissues of the body, often accompanied by swelling and inflammation and frequently caused by bacteria. [1535 45; < L abscessus a going away, abscess, equiv. to absced , var …   Universalium

  • Abscess — A local accumulation of pus anywhere in the body. The following are some examples of abscesses: {{}}A skin abscess is better known as a common boil; A peritonsillar abscess is a persistent collection of pus behind the tonsils; and A perianal… …   Medical dictionary

  • abscess — noun VERB + ABSCESS ▪ have ▪ develop, get ▪ I developed an abscess on my neck. ▪ cause ▪ drain …   Collocations dictionary

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