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EtymologyEdit

abscess +‎ -ed

VerbEdit

abscessed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of abscess

AdjectiveEdit

abscessed (comparative more abscessed, superlative most abscessed)

  1. (medicine) Affected by an abscess. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]
    The sore was abscessed and filled with pus.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “abscessed” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 8.