pyoperitoneum

[ pī′ō-pĕr′ĭ-tn-ēəm ]

n.

An accumulation of pus in the peritoneal cavity.

Nearby words

  1. pyonephrolithiasis,
  2. pyonephrosis,
  3. pyongyang,
  4. pyopericarditis,
  5. pyopericardium,
  6. pyoperitonitis,
  7. pyophthalmia,
  8. pyophthalmitis,
  9. pyophysometra,
  10. pyopneumocholecystitis


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