pyoptysis

[pī-ŏptĭ-sĭs]

n.

The spitting of pus.

Nearby words

  1. pyopneumoperitoneum,
  2. pyopneumoperitonitis,
  3. pyopneumothorax,
  4. pyopoiesis,
  5. pyopoietic,
  6. pyopyelectasis,
  7. pyorrhea,
  8. pyorrhoea,
  9. pyosalpingitis,
  10. pyosalpingo-oophoritis


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