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 for furuncle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furuncle \Fu"run*cle\, n. [L. furunculus a petty thief, a boil,
     dim. of fur thief: cf. F. furoncle.] (Med.)
     A superficial, inflammatory tumor, suppurating with a central
     core; a boil.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus [syn:
           boil, furuncle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "furuncle":
     abscess, aposteme, bed sore, blain, bleb, blister, boil, bubo,
     bulla, bump, bunion, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, chancre,
     chancroid, chilblain, cold sore, corn, cyst, dilatation, dilation,
     distension, edema, eschar, felon, fester, festering, fever blister,
     fistula, furunculus, gathering, gumboil, hemorrhoids, intumescence,
     kibe, lesion, lump, papula, papule, paronychia, parulis, petechia,
     piles, pimple, pock, polyp, pustule, rising, scab, sebaceous cyst,
     soft chancre, sore, stigma, sty, suppuration, swell, swelling,
     swollenness, tubercle, tumefaction, tumescence, tumidity, tumor,
     turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, ulcer, ulceration, wale, welt,
     wen, wheal, whelk, whitlow, wound

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