Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing pus.
  • noun A medicine that promotes suppuration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending to suppurate; promoting suppuration.
  • adjective (Med.) pyæmia.
  • noun (Med.) A suppurative medicine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective medicine Causing suppuration: producing, or causing the production of, pus.
  • noun A medicine that causes suppuration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or characterized by suppuration

Etymologies

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From the Modern Latin suppūrātīvus.

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