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pyopneumoperitonitis

[ pī′ō-nōō′mō-pĕr′ĭ-tn-ītĭs ]
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n.
Suppurative peritonitis accompanied by gas produced by gas-forming microorganisms or introduced from a ruptured bowel.
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