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Search Results for: pus

Pus

Definition noun A viscous exudate formed and discharged from an inflamed tissue as an end-result of... Read More

Pus cell

Definition noun, plural: pus cells A dead polymorphonuclear leukocyte, i.e. neutrophil, found in pus. Supplement Pus cells,... Read More

Pus corpuscle

Definition noun, plural: pus cells A dead polymorphonuclear white blood cell, i.e. neutrophil, found in pus. Supplement Pus... Read More

Purulent

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, describing, associated with, or promoting purulence Supplement The term purulent is... Read More

Purulence

Definition noun The state of forming of pus at the site of injury or infection, or the pus itself Supplement Inflammation is... Read More

Exudate

What is an exudate? The inflammation or injury in a tissue result in increased permeability of the blood vessels that... Read More

Suppurative inflammation

Definition noun A type of inflammation accompanied by the discharge of purulent exudate (pus) Supplement Inflammation is a... Read More

Suppuration

Definition noun The process of forming of and discharging pus from a sore or a wound, or the pus... Read More

Suppurative

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or promoting suppuration; tending to suppurate noun, plural: suppuratives (medicine)... Read More

Staphylococcus aureus

Definition Noun A gram-positive spherical and facultative bacterium arranged in cluster involved as pathogens of several... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Generalized peritonitis

Definition noun A type of peritonitis affecting the entire abdomen, and in which the abdominal tenderness is diffuse and the... Read More

Neisseria flavescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative saprophytic bacterium found normally in the nasopharynx, mouth and upper respiratory tracts... Read More

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Definition Noun A gram-positive facultative bacterium that produced slime for adhesions associated with endocarditis and... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Cellulae mastoideae

Definition noun A number of small air-filled spaces in the mastoid process of the temporal bone. Supplement Normally, they... Read More

Localized peritonitis

Definition noun A type of peritonitis that is confined to a demarcated region of the peritoneal... Read More

Purulent exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is distinctively thick and yellowish, grayish or greenish in color, and consisting... Read More

Matter

Definition noun, plural: matters (1) The material of the universe, especially one that occupies space and has mass (2) The... Read More

Peritonitis

Definition noun, plural: peritonites (pathology) The inflammation of the peritoneum Supplement Peritonitis pertains to the... Read More

Hot spot

Definition noun, plural: hot spots (1) (pathology) A superficial weeping skin lesion such as in dogs and cats caused by an... Read More

Globule

Globule 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. Globules of snow. (Sir i. Newton) These minute... Read More

Flegmon

Flegmon --> phlegmon 1. (Science: dermatology) a spreading, diffuse inflammatory reaction to infection with... Read More

Globules

Globule 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. Globules of snow. (Sir i. Newton) These minute... Read More

Anaerobic bacteria

Bacteria are classified according to the need for oxygen to survive and grow.   For example, aerobic bacteria are bacteria... Read More

Viscous

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or relating to viscosity Supplement The term viscous is a descriptive word used in... Read More

Boil

Boil 1. To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water. 2. To form, or separate, by boiling... Read More

Meltzer-lyon test

Meltzer-Lyon test A test used in diagnosis of gallbladder conditions: 25 ml of a 25% solution of magnesium sulfate are... Read More

Body fluid

Body Fluids Definition What is body fluid? Literally, body fluid is the fluid of the body. The adult human body is ~50-60%... Read More