festering vs suppuration what difference

what is difference between festering and suppuration

English

Verb

festering

  1. present participle of fester

Noun

festering (plural festerings)

  1. The condition of something that festers.
    • 1842, Bradshaw’s Journal, volume III, page 89:
      [] discontent would creep in and breed festerings and mortifications in the New Moral World, or else decree its fate more rapidly by effecting its dissolution.

Synonyms

  • fester (noun)
  • festerment

Anagrams

  • gnetifers


English

Etymology

1540s, from Latin suppūrātiō.

Noun

suppuration (countable and uncountable, plural suppurations)

  1. (medicine) Decay in tissue producing pus, or the pus itself.
  2. (medicine) The act of suppurating.

Related terms

  • suppurative

Translations


French

Pronunciation

Noun

suppuration f (plural suppurations)

  1. suppuration

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