Definition of Abscess. Meaning of Abscess. Synonyms of Abscess

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Definition of Abscess

Abscess
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 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 (also termed a dentoalveolar abscess, tooth abscess or root abscess), is a localized collection of pus ****ociated with a tooth. The most...
- Anorectal abscess (also known as an anal/rectal abscess, or perianal/perirectal abscess) is an abscess adjacent to the ****. It arises from an infection...
- Peritonsillar abscess (PTA), also known as a quinsy, is pus due to an infection behind the tonsil. Symptoms include fever, throat pain, trouble opening...
- A liver abscess is a pus-filled m**** inside the liver. Common causes are abdominal conditions such as appendicitis or diverticulitis due to haematogenous...
- occurs within the first few months of delivery. Complications can include abscess formation.Risk factors include poor latch, cracked nipples, use of a breast...
- Retropharyngeal abscess (RPA) is an abscess located in the tissues in the back of the throat behind the posterior pharyngeal wall (the retropharyngeal...
- Brain abscess (or cerebral abscess) is an abscess caused by inflammation and collection of infected material, coming from local (ear infection, dental...
- Lung abscess is a type of liquefactive necrosis of the lung tissue and formation of cavities (more than 2 cm) containing necrotic debris or fluid caused...
- A periodontal abscess (also termed lateral abscess, or parietal abscess), is a localized collection of pus (i.e. an abscess) within the tissues of the...
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