Imposthume
Imposthume Im*post"hume, n. [A corruption of aposteme. See {Aposteme}.] A collection of pus or purulent matter in any part of an animal body; an abscess. [1913 Webster]

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  • Imposthume — Im*post hume, v. t. & i. Same as {Imposthumate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imposthume — Aposteme Ap os*teme, n. [L. apostema, Gr. ? the separation of corrupt matter into an ulcer, fr. ? to stand off: cf. F. apost[ e]me. See {Apostasy}.] (Med.) An abscess; a swelling filled with purulent matter. [Written corruptly {imposthume}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imposthume — noun see impostume I * * * imposthume etc.: see impostume …   Useful english dictionary

  • imposthume — noun see impostume …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • imposthume — n. Abscess, gathering, ulcer, fester, sore, pustule …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • imposthume — im·pos·thume …   English syllables

  • Imposthumate — Im*post hu*mate, v. t. [See {Imposthume}.] To apostemate; to form an imposthume or abscess. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aposteme — Ap os*teme, n. [L. apostema, Gr. ? the separation of corrupt matter into an ulcer, fr. ? to stand off: cf. F. apost[ e]me. See {Apostasy}.] (Med.) An abscess; a swelling filled with purulent matter. [Written corruptly {imposthume}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Imposthumate — Im*post hu*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imposthumated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imposthumating}.] To affect with an imposthume or abscess. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Imposthumated — Imposthumate Im*post hu*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imposthumated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imposthumating}.] To affect with an imposthume or abscess. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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