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Definition of imposthume
imposthumeAposteme Ap"os*teme, n. [L. apostema, Gr. ? the separation of
corrupt matter into an ulcer, fr. ? to stand off: cf. F.
apost[`e]me. See Apostasy.] (Med.)
An abscess; a swelling filled with purulent matter. [Written
corruptly imposthume.] ImposthumeImposthume Im*post"hume, v. t. & i.
Same as Imposthumate. ImposthumeImposthume Im*post"hume, n. [A corruption of aposteme. See
A collection of pus or purulent matter in any part of an
animal body; an abscess.
Meaning of imposthume from wikipedia
were flattering themselves
with the hopes
of his recovery, when an imposthume
had formed itself
in his lungs, suddenly
burst, and discharged...
in the preface
to the Reader", "a kind of imposthume
in my head, which
I was very desirous
to be unladen
of and could
he had not been gelded
and the cause
was an "imposthume
" (abscess) in the head (p. 149). In 1678, he spoke
defluxions. They are curative
also of inflammatory swellings
of the parotid
glands; and, applied
topically, they are good for affections...
- and blood, when they touched
they fell to pieces
and had an imposthume
in them which
was the cause
of his sudden
death, his liver...
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