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furuncle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Furuncle  \Fu"run*cle\,  n.  [L.  furunculus  a  petty  thief,  a  boil, 
  dim.  of  fur  thief:  cf  F.  furoncle.]  (Med.) 
  A  superficial,  inflammatory  tumor,  suppurating  with  a  central 
  core;  a  boil. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  furuncle 
  n  :  a  painful  sore  with  a  hard  pus-filled  core  [syn:  {boil}] 




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