pyopneumoperitoneum

[pī′ō-nōō′mō-pĕr′ĭ-tn-ēəm]

n.

The presence of pus and gas in the peritoneal cavity.

Nearby words

  1. pyophthalmitis,
  2. pyophysometra,
  3. pyopneumocholecystitis,
  4. pyopneumohepatitis,
  5. pyopneumopericardium,
  6. pyopneumoperitonitis,
  7. pyopneumothorax,
  8. pyopoiesis,
  9. pyopoietic,
  10. pyoptysis


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