Definition of Abscess. Meaning of Abscess. Synonyms of Abscess
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Definition of Abscess
AbscessAbscess 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
A collection of pus or purulent matter in any tissue or organ
of the body, the result of a morbid process.
Cold abscess, an abscess of slow formation, unattended with
the pain and heat characteristic of ordinary abscesses,
and lasting for years without exhibiting any tendency
towards healing; a chronic abscess.
Meaning of Abscess from wikipedia
- abscess diffuse abscess Douglas abscess
dry abscess Dubois abscesses embolic abscess fecal abscess follicular abscess
gas abscess gravitation abscess
- A dental abscess
is a localized collection
of pus ****ociated with a tooth. The most common
type of dental abscess
is a periapical abscess
, and the second...
- Peritonsillar abscess
(PTA), also known
as a quinsy, is pus due to an infection behind
the tonsil. Symptoms include
- Anorectal abscess
as an anal/rectal abscess
, or perianal/perirectal abscess
) is an abscess adjacent
to the ****. It arises
from an infection...
- A periodontal abscess
(also termed lateral abscess
, or parietal abscess
), is a localized collection
of pus (i.e. an abscess
- A liver abscess
is a pus-filled m**** inside
the liver. Common causes
are abdominal conditions
such as appendicitis
due to haematogenous...
- occurs within
of delivery. Complications
can include abscess
formation. Risk factors include
poor latch, cracked
nipples, use of a breast...
- Lung abscess
is a type of liquefactive necrosis
of the lung tissue
(more than 2 cm) containing necrotic debris
- Brain abscess
(or cerebral abscess
) is an abscess caused
(ear infection, dental...
- Retropharyngeal abscess
(RPA) is an abscess located
in the tissues
in the back of the throat behind
the posterior pharyngeal
wall (the retropharyngeal...
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