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  • noun Plural form of sore.

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Examples

  • Pressure sores, or ‘bed sores’, are sores that form over bony parts of the body when a person lies or sits on that part of the body for too long without moving.

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  • Of course, scraping at sores is always a bad idea.

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  • Concentrating on developing bonds of trust between the hospital and the local population, he treated thousands of people suffering from severe illnesses like malaria, sleeping sickness, skin sores, leprosy, dysentery, venereal diseases, hernia and heart failure.

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  • From that time the sun of the Pope's temporal kingdom rapidly approached the horizon; while the inhabitants of his dominions continued to blaspheme God through the atheistical Jacobinism that infested to so great an extent the whole mass of society -- symbolized by their "sores" -- and the firm supporters of Popery were filled with excessive chagrin and mortification of mind -- symbolized by their

    The Revelation Explained

  • The treatment of the sores is the same in those cases of fracture in which there was no wound of the skin at first, but one has formed in the course of treatment, owing to the pressure of the splints occasioned by the bandages, or from any other cause.

    On Fractures

  • The pustules on the face might arise from contact with his hands, as he had a habit of rubbing his forehead, where the sores were the largest and the thickest.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • The pustules on the face might arise from contact with his hands, as he had a habit of rubbing his forehead, where the sores were the largest and the thickest.

    On Vaccination Against Smallpox

  • The pustules on the face might arise from contact with his hands, as he had a habit of rubbing his forehead, where the sores were the largest and the thickest.

    The Harvard Classics Volume 38 Scientific Papers (Physiology, Medicine, Surgery, Geology)

  • SYMPTOMS: The appetite is impaired, the mouth hot, the pulse not much affected as a rule, the temperature is slightly elevated, the animal is unable to masticate, and small vesicles appear and eventually terminate into pustules and burst and discharge a small amount of pus at the parts where the sores are the deepest.

    The Veterinarian

  • The pustules on the face might arise from contact with his hands, as he had a habit of rubbing his forehead, where the sores were the largest and the thickest.

    II. Further Observations on the Variolae Vaccinae, or Cow-Pox. 1799

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