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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of abscess.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Diseased with an abscess or with abscesses.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. infected and filled with pus
The staph infection was related to the blood infection, which abscessed, which is how
I had an abscessed tooth last month, and it wasn't a joke; it was agony.
A series of tests "confirmed the presence of an abscessed tumor with the presence of cancerous cells, which made necessary a second operation that allowed for the complete extraction of the tumor," he said.
He has said he underwent an initial surgery 11 June to have a pelvic abscess removed, and doctors determined a subsequent operation was needed to remove a cancerous "abscessed tumour" from his pelvic region.
Mantle, who finished with 54 home runs, spent the end of the season in the hospital with an abscessed hip; Maris broke the record on the last day of the 162-game season, eight games more than Ruth had in 1927.
My college roommate went to the local emergency room with a bad pain in his side, was given codeine to kill the pain, and almost died from his abscessed appendix.
Forgetting his abscessed tooth, Mosquito cried out and grabbed the swollen left side of his face.
The swelling was because of an abscessed tooth, and there was no dentist to take care of it because he only came every other week, or because the sick call form I helped them fill out somehow "got lost."
But as long as Walker was to be confined (even if not nearly long enough), as his dogs had been (though under far better conditions), many suggested he receive the same treatment the dogs got — insufficient food and water, and no treatment if he gets ill or develops an abscessed tooth or cancer.
But his condition soon took a turn for the worse, and he was back at the hospital being rushed to surgery where it was discovered that bacteria from his abscessed tooth had spread to his brain.
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