Apostemation
Apostemation A*pos`te*ma"tion, n. [LL. apostematio: cf. F. apost['e]mation.] (Med.) The formation of an aposteme; the process of suppuration. [Written corruptly {imposthumation}.] --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]

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  • imposthumation — Apostemation A*pos te*ma tion, n. [LL. apostematio: cf. F. apost[ e]mation.] (Med.) The formation of an aposteme; the process of suppuration. [Written corruptly {imposthumation}.] Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blain — n boil, furuncle, furunculus, carbuncle, pustule, pimple, papule, papilla, pock, wen, whelk, Rare. bleb, Archaic. botch; abscess, ulcer, ulceration, noma, fester, festering, gathering, gumboil, parulis, tubercle, Obs. apostem or apostemation,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • boil — I v 1. seethe, simmer, stew, steam, decoct, brew; cook, heat, parboil, poach. 2. foam, churn, froth, fulminate, spume, mantle; bubble, effervesce, burble, gurgle, guggle; fizz, fizzle, sputter. 3. rage, rave, bluster, storm, rant, roar, rampage;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • canker — n 1. lesion, chancre, chancroid, soft chancre, simple chancre; abscess, ulcer, ulceration, noma, fester, festering, gathering, gumboil, parulis, tubercle, Obs. apostem or aposteme or apostume or aposthume, Obs. apostemation, Archaic. impostume;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lesion — n 1. injury, wound, trauma, hurt, harm, impairment, sore or tender spot; disfigurement, disfiguration, defacement, mutilation; abrasion, scratch, scrape, scuff, chafe, gall, excoriation; cut, gash, slash, laceration, tear, rip, rent, run; stab,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ulcer — n 1. abscess, ulceration, Pathol. noma, fester, festering, gathering, gumboil, Pathol. parulis, tubercle, Obs. apostem, Obs. apostemation, Archaic. impostume; canker, lesion, chancre, chancroid, simple chancre, soft chancre; boil, blain, Pathol.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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