pyoderma

noun

pyo·​der·​ma ˌpī-ə-ˈdər-mə How to pronounce pyoderma (audio)
: a bacterial skin inflammation marked by pus-filled lesions

Examples of pyoderma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bacterial overgrowth can lead to various skin issues such as dermatitis or pyoderma, causing discomfort and pain for our furry friends. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 6 Aug. 2023 Treats skin irritations such as dermatitis and pyoderma. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 23 Oct. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pyoderma was in 1930

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“Pyoderma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyoderma. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

pyoderma

noun
pyo·​der·​ma ˌpī-ə-ˈdər-mə How to pronounce pyoderma (audio)
variants also pyodermia
: a bacterial skin inflammation marked by pus-filled lesions
pyodermic adjective
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