Meaning of ABSCESS in English

ABSCESS

noun

a localized swollen area of infection containing pus

had an abscess on his leg

Synonyms: boil, carbuncle, furuncle, pimple, pustule

Related Word: lesion, sore, trauma; botch, ulcer

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