pyemia

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py·emia

noun \pī-ˈē-mē-ə\

Definition of PYEMIA

:  septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria and accompanied by multiple abscesses

Origin of PYEMIA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1850

py·emia

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PYEMIA

: septicemia accompanied by multiple abscesses and secondary toxemic symptoms and caused by pus-forming microorganisms (as the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus)—called also septicopyemia
py·emic or chiefly British py·ae·mic \-mik\ adjective

Variants of PYEMIA

py·emia or chiefly British py·ae·mia \pī-ˈē-mē-ə\

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