Pu"ru*lent (?), a. [L. purulentus, fr. pus, puris, pus, matter: cf. F. purulent. See Pus.] Med.

Consisting of pus, or matter; partaking of the nature of pus; attended with suppuration; as, purulent inflammation.

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