or py·ae·mi·a


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
Related formspy·e·mic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for pyemia

sepsis, septicemia, septicopyemia, toxaemia, toxemia

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pyemia in Medicine




Septicemia caused by pyogenic microorganisms in the blood, often resulting in the formation of multiple abscesses.pyohemia
Related formspy•emic adj.
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