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Medical Term:

fibrinopurulent inflammation


Definition: a purulent inflammation in which the exudate contains an unusually large amount of fibrin; also, a fibrinous or serofibrinous inflammation in which the accumulation of large numbers of polymorphonuclear leukocytes results in liquefactive necrosis of tissue and the formation of pus with a relatively large quantity of fibrin.

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