empyeem

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Etymology[edit]

From Neo-Latin empyema, from Ancient Greek (empyema) 'internal pustulence'; cognate with German Empyem and French empyème

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Noun[edit]

empyeem n (plural empyemen, diminutive empyeempje n)

  1. An empyema, collection of pus inside a bodily cavity

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