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or pyaemia

[pahy-ee-mee-uh] /paɪˈi mi ə/
noun, Pathology.
a diseased state in which pyogenic bacteria are circulating in the blood, characterized by the development of abscesses in various organs.
Origin of pyemia
From New Latin, dating back to 1855-60; See origin at py-, -emia
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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.

py·e'mic adj.
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