em·​py·​reu·​ma ˌem-pə-ˈrü-mə How to pronounce empyreuma (audio) -ˌpī- How to pronounce empyreuma (audio)
plural empyreumata -mət-ə How to pronounce empyreuma (audio)
: the peculiar odor of the products of organic substances burned in closed vessels

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“Empyreuma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/empyreuma. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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