Definition of suppuration in English:

suppuration

noun

See suppurate

  • ‘The main step in the pathogenesis of actinomycosis is disruption of the mucosal membrane leading to suppuration and abscess formation.’
  • ‘Chronic suppurative otitis media is chronic suppuration of the middle ear cavity associated with a defect in the tympanic membrane.’
  • ‘Chloramphenicol or tetracyclines also have been used, but relapses occasionally occur with these medications, and they may not prevent node suppuration.’
  • ‘Separation of the necrotic tissue along the fascial planes with suppuration may occur.’
  • ‘In general, there is no infection and suppuration on the growth.’

Pronunciation

suppuration

/sʌpjʊˈreɪʃ(ə)n/