Purulency
Purulence Pu"ru*lence, Purulency Pu"ru*len*cy, n. [L. purulentia: cf. F. purulence.] (Med.) The quality or state of being purulent; the generation of pus; also, the pus itself. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

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