Meaning of suppurative in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsʌpjʊrətɪv/


See suppurate

‘The biopsy materials generally showed granulomatous or suppurative inflammation with ulceration and necrosis.’
  • ‘One systematic review found that oral antibiotics were significantly less effective than topical antibiotics in reducing otoscopic features of chronic suppurative otitis media.’
  • ‘Other exclusion criteria were a diagnosis of chronic suppurative otitis media or otitis with effusion, and otoscopic appearance consistent with crying or fever alone.’
  • ‘The eggs elicit the host reaction, which consists of suppurative inflammation and all stages of granulomas.’
  • ‘No extensive suppurative inflammation with destruction of wide parts of the bone was seen.’