An open sore (other than a wound) on the skin or some mucous membrane, as the lining of the stomach (peptic ulcer), characterized by the disintegration of the tissue and, often, the discharge of pus
An inflamed, painful, pus-filled swelling on the skin, caused by localized infection; furuncle
An inflammation or infection of the ear and auditory canal, especially in dogs and cats.
A small festering sore or ulcer; a pustule.
An injury; hurt; damage
An ulcer located at the initial point of entry of a pathogen.
A condition in which the feces are hard and elimination from the bowels is infrequent and difficult
Edema. No longer in scientific use.
Rapid uncoordinated twitching movements that replace the normal rhythmic contraction of the heart and may cause a lack of circulation and pulse.
A small boil or abscess on the gum, often resulting from tooth decay.
A painful condition of the lower back, as one resulting from muscle strain or a slipped disk.
Find another word for abscess. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abscess, like: sore, ulcer, boil, botch, empyema, canker, aposteme, fester, fistula, imposthume and lesion.