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Meaning of APOSTEME

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}.]

 

 

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