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/ˈabˌses/,
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abscesses, plural;
  1. A swollen area within body tissue, containing an accumulation of pus


  1. symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
  2. (abscessed) infected and filled with pus; "an abscessed tooth"
  3. An abscess is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus resides on the basis of an infectious process (usually caused by bacteria or parasites) or other foreign materials (e.g., splinters, bullet wounds, or injecting needles). ...
  4. Abscess was a hardcore punk-influenced death metal band from Oakland, California. The band was formed in 1994 by Chris Reifert and Danny Coralles, both former members of Autopsy.
  5. (Abscesses) Lesions filled with pus that is essentially dead white blood cells that had come in to fight the bacteria causing the lesions. Abscesses often are walled off by connective tissue in the body’s attempt to contain the site of infection.
  6. A collection of pus. Usually forms because of infection.
  7. an infection of a tooth, soft tissue or bone
  8. a hole filled with pus that forms as a result of a local infection.
  9. A local infection resulting in the collection of pus under pressure. A dental abscess may be caused by severe decay, trauma, or gum disease and will be characterized by swelling and pain. If an abscess ruptures, it can be accompanied by sudden relief from pain and a foul taste in the mouth.
  10. Acute or chronic, localized inflammation, with a collection of pus, associated with tissue destruction and, frequently, swelling, usually secondary to infection.
  11. an infected, inflamed area containing pus, usually caused by problem tooth.
  12. An infection which produces pus; can be the result of a blister, callus, penetrating wound or laceration.
  13. A localized area of inflammation containing pus.
  14. A closed pocket of tissue containing pus (a creamy, thick, pale yellow or yellow-green fluid that comes from dead tissue); most commonly caused by a bacterial infection.
  15. An enclosed collection of pus in tissues, organs, or confined spaces in the body. An abscess is a sign of infection and is usually swollen and inflamed.
  16. A pocket of pus that forms as the body's defenses attempt to wall off infection-causing germs.
  17. a swelling caused by an an infection resulting in a pus filled hole
  18. 1. A circumscribed collection of purulent exudate frequently associated with swelling and other signs of inflammation. 2. A cavity formed by liquefactive necrosis within solid tissue. [L. abscessus, a going away]
  19. An abscess is a lump containing pus, which is made by the body during infection.
  20. A focal collection of pus resulting from necrosis of tissue, sometimes observed at the site of an injection.
  21. An area in which pus has accumulated in a newly formed cavity.
  22. a swollen or inflamed area of body tissue in which pus gathers.
  23. Pus that has collected and formed into a pocket. In Crohn's disease this can also refer to a fistula that has tracked into the abdominal cavity, sometimes developing an infection.
  24. A localised collection of pus (Latin abscessus, ‘to go away’ - referring to bodily humours going away in the pus)
  25. an inflamed lesion caused by tissue destruction. Dental abscesses often occur when a tooth's nerve dies due to decay or trauma.