Acute inflammatory conditions may be secondary to zymotic diseases such as diphtheria, pyaemia, typhus fever and others.
The danger from blood-poisoning, pyaemia, or the like, was surmounted.
An' what 'ud they be, then, if it wasn't the bacillus of pyaemia?
Such terrible scourges as pyaemia and hospital gangrene were rife in all of them.
pyemia py·e·mi·a (pī-ē'mē-ə)
Septicemia caused by pyogenic microorganisms in the blood, often resulting in the formation of multiple abscesses. Also called pyohemia.