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ˈæb sɛsab·scess

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abscessnoun

    symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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  1. collection of pus

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

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  1. abscessnoun

    Synonyms:
    sore, ulcer, fester, imposthume, pustule, gathering, boil

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  1. abscessnoun

    Synonyms:
    aposteme, imposthume, ulcer, fester

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  1. List of paraphrases for "abscess":

    boil, lesbian

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  1. Jim Oosterhuis:

    The inside of the abscess is very hard, and we want to determine what may be causing this, at this point, we simply don't know.

  2. David Marsh:

    My neck was like the size of a tennis ball, it was closing in on my throat. My wife took me to the ER and they said I had to be rushed to Grady [Memorial Hospital] to have emergency surgery. That’s where they cut the abscess, put a tube in through my mouth, through my neck for everything to drain out.

  3. Rona Barrett:

    The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul.


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