Pus is a thick yellow or yellow/green liquid that forms at the location of an established infection.

Pus usually contains dead leucocytes, bacteria (that may be living or dead, or some of each), and fragments of dead tissue.

Related terms include mucopus (which is a mixture of mucus and pus), and seropus (which is a mixture of serum and pus).

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