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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Aposteme  \Ap"os*teme\,  n.  [L.  apostema  Gr  ?  the  separation  of 
  corrupt  matter  into  an  ulcer,  fr  ?  to  stand  off:  cf  F. 
  apost[`e]me.  See  {Apostasy}.]  (Med.) 
  An  abscess;  a  swelling  filled  with  purulent  matter.  [Written 
  corruptly  {imposthume}.]