1. abscess

noun. ['ˈæbˌsɛs'] symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue.


  • symptom
  • purulence
  • abscessed tooth
  • purulency


  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

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Rhymes with Abscess

  • access
  • excess
  • process
  • process

How do you pronounce abscess?

Pronounce abscess as ˈæbˌsɛs.

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How to spell abscess? Is it abscisic? Or absces? Common misspellings are:

  • abscisic
  • absces

Sentences with abscess

1. Noun, singular or mass
A dog's breath that smells bad can be an indication of an abscess or other gum disease.