Definition of Nonpurulent
1. Adjective. Not containing pus.
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Literary usage of Nonpurulent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Out-of-Home by DIANE Publishing Company (1990)
"This type of conjunctivitis is usually nonpurulent, defined as pink conjunctiva with a clear, watery eye discharge and without fever, eye pain, ..."
2. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra, Luther Emmett Holt (1912)
"nonpurulent inflammation of individual muscles may result from rheumatism, scarlatina, gonorrhoea, typhoid fever, etc., or.from injury. ..."
3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"In many texts nonpurulent pericarditis is spoken of as most uncommon. Four examples of it were seen in about 1200 cases of scarlet fever from the New Haven ..."
4. American Medicine (1911)
"In all these cases of acute exudative nonpurulent otitis media complicating endemic grippe, the Eustachian tube on the affected side is found swollen and ..."
5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"He concludes that there was present either a nonpurulent hemorrhagic encephalitis or some hitherto unknown pathological process capable of complete recovery ..."