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Abscess – 601 Words You Need to Know

Abscess – 601 Words You Need to Know

/ˈæb.ses/ (noun)

Definition

a swollen area inside or on your body that contain pus or infection, pustule, blister, pimple, eruption, ulcer, ulceration, boil, carbuncle, sore, swelling, inflammation

Example

A skin abscess is a tender mass generally surrounded by a colored area from pink to deep red. Abscesses are often easy to feel by touching. The vast majority of them are caused by infections. Inside, they are full of pus, bacteria and debris.

Source: https://www.webmd.com/


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