Abscess vs Maturate - What's the difference?

abscess | maturate |


As verbs the difference between abscess and maturate

is that abscess is to form a pus filled cavity typically from an infection while maturate is to bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen.

As a noun abscess

is a cavity caused by tissue destruction, usually because of infection, filled with pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue .

abscess

Noun

(es)
  • A cavity caused by tissue destruction, usually because of infection, filled with pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue.
  • Derived terms

    * cold abscess

    Verb

    (es)
  • To form a pus filled cavity typically from an infection.
  • References

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    maturate

    English

    Verb

    (maturat)
  • To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen.
  • * Fuller
  • A tree may be maturated artificially.
  • To promote the perfect suppuration of (an abscess).
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