pyaemia

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πύον (púon, pus) + αἷμα (haîma, blood).

Noun[edit]

pyaemia (plural pyaemias)

  1. (pathology) A type of septicemia caused usually by the presence of Staphylococcus bacteria in the bloodstream; characterised by metastatic abscesses and other symptoms associated with septicemia.