pyosis

[ pahy-oh-sis ]
/ paɪˈoʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.

the formation of pus; suppuration.

Nearby words

  1. pyorrhea,
  2. pyorrhoea,
  3. pyosalpingitis,
  4. pyosalpingo-oophoritis,
  5. pyosalpinx,
  6. pyostatic,
  7. pyothorax,
  8. pyourachus,
  9. pyoureter,
  10. pyr-

Origin of pyosis

1685–95; < New Latin < Greek pýōsis; see py-, -osis

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British Dictionary definitions for pyosis

pyosis

/ (paɪˈəʊsɪs) /

noun

pathol the formation of pus
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Medicine definitions for pyosis

pyosis

[ pī-ōsĭs ]

n.

suppuration

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