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  • n. A chronic abscess, that forms slowly, without pain, heat or inflammation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Abscess.
  • n. an abscess of slow formation, unattended with the pain and heat characteristic of ordinary abscesses, and lasting for years without exhibiting any tendency towards healing; a chronic abscess.


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