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purulentpu‧ru‧lent /ˈpjʊərələnt $ ˈpjʊr-/ adjective technical  MIcontaining or producing puspurulence noun [uncountable]
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purulentEar infections with a bloody, purulent, cheesy smelling discharge and sticking pains.Ear infections with a purulent discharge, itching and noises in the ears; eustachian catarrh.There may be a purulent discharge too.Weeping is as much a disease entity as any purulent discharge.A history of purulent nasal discharge may be obtained in headaches resulting from sinus disease.Necropsy reveals a severely inflamed mucosa studded with yellowish-green purulent nodules.Coryza may be acrid and purulent or a bloody discharge.This showed a conical hard object lodged firmly in her right intermediate bronchus, granular tissue, and purulent secretions.
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