noun. ['ˈæbˌsɛs'] symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue.
- abscessed tooth
- natural depression
Words that Rhyme with Abscess
How to spell abscess? Is it abscisic? Or absces? Common misspellings are:
Example sentences of the word abscess
1. Noun, singular or mass
A dog's breath that smells bad can be an indication of an abscess or other gum disease.