Definition Of pus


a thick yellowish or greenish opaque liquid produced in infected tissue, consisting of dead white blood cells and bacteria with tissue debris and serum.

There is a urethral discharge, yellow pus, mucus and pus or clear mucus at the opening.

Example Of pus

  • Also very rarely, sinusitis can spread to form a pocket of pus in an eye socket, the brain or a facial bone.

  • An acute middle ear infection can cause a build up of pus and blood inside the middle ear, which may feel very uncomfortable.

  • In some cases, the doctor may need to remove pus and debris from the ear with gentle cleaning or suction.

  • In two patients the organism was isolated from pus as well as blood.

  • Occasionally blisters become infected, and are filled with yellow pus .

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