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Definition of "suppurative" []

  • Causing suppuration: producing, or causing the production of, pus. (adjective)
  • A medicine that causes suppuration. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "suppurative" in a sentence
  • "There is still another variety, the suppurative, which is the most intense of all, and indicates the production of an abscess and the entire destruction of the tissue implicated."
  • "Mr. F----, about sixty, was supposed to have the gout in his hand, which however suppurated, and it was then called the suppurative rheumatism."
  • "Heat is suppurative, but not in all kinds of sores, but when it is, it furnishes the greatest test of their being free from danger."