suppurant-, suppura-

(Latin: to fester, to form matter; forming or discharging pus)

1. Marked by suppuration (formation of pus).
2. An agent that brings about suppuration.
1. Substances that bring about suppuration or the formation of pus.
2. Etymology: from Latin suppurans, suppurantis, present participle of suppurare; from sup-, "under" + pus, puris (related to puter, "rotten"), "white and viscous matter"; "to form matter".
To produce or to form pus.
suppuration, pyogenesis
1. The process or formation of pus.
2. The discharge produced by the formation of pus.
1. Producing or associated with the generation of pus.
2. Related to the formation of pus.
3. An agent producing pus formation.
suppurative endophthalmitis
Septic inflammation of the uveal (part of the eye) with pus formation.
suppurative inflammation
An inflammatory process producing a purulent exudate plus death and liquefaction necrosis of the associated fixed tissue.

It is distinguished from purulent inflammation by necrosis of fixed tissue.

suppurative labyrinthitis
Labyrinthitis, or inflammation of the canals and cavities of the inner ear; resulting from bacterial invasion, characterized by all of the diagnostic evidence of infection, including the production of pus cells.
suppurative mastitis
Inflammation of the breast with the formation of pus.
suppurative meningitis
Meningitis due to a pyogenic organism; such as, Streptococcus penumoniae.
suppurative parotitis
Suppurating inflammation of the parotid (salivary) gland, usually due to Staphylococcus aureus and associated with chronic debilitating disease or blockage of the parotid gland by a calculus; characterized by local pain and swelling, often with fever and chills.

Word families with similar applications about: "decay, rotten; wasting away; putrid, pus" word units: phthisio- (decay, waste away); puro- (pus); pus (viscous fluid via an infection); pustu- (blister, pimple); putre- (rotten, decayed); pyo- (pus; purulent); sapro- (rotten, putrid, putrefaction, decay); sepsi- (decay, rot, putrefactive); tabe- (wasting away, decaying).

Cross references of word groups that are related, partially or extensively, to: "blister, bump, swelling": bull-; ichor-; papulo-; pemphig-; puro-; pus-; pustu-; pyo-; tum-; vesico-; vesiculo-.