psoas abscess

[sōəs]

n.

An abscess originating in tuberculous spondylitis and extending through the iliopsoas muscle to the inguinal region.

Nearby words

  1. psl,
  2. psni,
  3. psoae,
  4. psoai,
  5. psoas,
  6. psoatic,
  7. psocid,
  8. psocine,
  9. psora,
  10. psoralea


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