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pyemia

noun py·emia

Medical Definition of pyemia

  1. :  septicemia accompanied by multiple abscesses and secondary toxemic symptoms and caused by pus-forming microorganisms (as the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus)—called also septicopyemia

pyemic or chiefly British pyaemic \-mik\play adjective


Variants of pyemia

or chiefly British pyaemia \pī-ˈē-mē-ə\play

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