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  • verb Present participle of abscess.


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  • So Thomas was injured a couple of days ago, a nasty bite on the shoulder which I didn't notice until Tuesday night because it started bleeding and abscessing.

    June 28th, 2007 curufea 2007

  • All 27 finance ministers are assessing the broader picture and abscessing the risk of "contagion" from Greece to other, much bigger economies, including Italy.

    Evening Standard - Home 2011

  • 7. Tooth decay was rampant at Hardin Village and led to early abscessing and tooth loss; decay was unusual at Indian Knoll and abscessing occurred later in life because of severe wear to the teeth.

    Nutrition and health in agriculturalists and hunter-gatherers | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D. 2009


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