Definition of 'abscess'
Example sentences containing 'abscess'
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The guilt about going to bed with Scott Irving grew inside her like an abscess, getting bigger and more painful with every day. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)I'd a visit to make further on, a dressing to do for an old fellow with a nasty abscess, and I saw Mrs Baird start up Bell Lane. THE OTHER DEVIL'S NAME (2002)
What's a horse going to tell you about a bruised bone beneath the hoof or an abscess ? RISE OF A MERCHANT PRINCE: BOOK TWO OF THE SERPENTWAR SAGA (2002)
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Translations for 'abscess'
British English: abscess /ˈæbsɛs; -sɪs/ NOUN
An abscess is a painful swelling containing pus.
- American English: abscess
- Arabic: خُرَّاج
- Brazilian Portuguese: abscesso
- Chinese: 脓肿
- Croatian: apsces
- Czech: absces
- Danish: byld
- Dutch: abces
- European Spanish: absceso
- Finnish: märkäpesäke
- French: abcès
- German: Abszess
- Greek: απόστημα
- Italian: ascesso
- Japanese: 膿瘍
- Korean: 종기
- Norwegian: byll
- Polish: ropień
- European Portuguese: abcesso
- Romanian: abces
- Russian: абсцесс
- Spanish: absceso
- Swedish: böld
- Thai: ฝี
- Turkish: apse
- Ukrainian: нарив
- Vietnamese: ổ mủ
Definition of abscess from the Collins English Dictionary
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