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abscess

noun [C] uk   /ˈæb.ses/ us  
a painful swollen area on or in the body that contains pus (= thick, yellow liquid): She had an abscess on her gum.
Translations of “abscess”
in Korean 종양…
in Arabic خُرّاج…
in French abcès…
in Turkish vücudun yaralı bir yerinde su toplanması, apse…
in Italian ascesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膿腫…
in Russian нарыв…
in Polish ropień, wrzód…
in Spanish absceso…
in Portuguese abcesso…
in German der Abszeß…
in Catalan abscés…
in Japanese 膿瘍(のうよう), 腫れ物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脓肿…
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