how to pronounce abscess

/ˈæbˌsɛs/

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abscess is pronounced in two syllables

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æbsɛs

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An example use of abscess in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… patient can get an abscess and in those …”

meanings of abscess

noun:

  1. A cavity caused by tissue destruction, usually because of infection, filled with pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue.

verb:

  1. To form a pus-filled, cavity typically from an infection.

words with pronunciation similar to abscess

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