Pyaemia
Pyaemia Py*[ae]"mi*a, Pyemia Py*e"mi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? pus + ? blood.] (Med.) A form of blood poisoning produced by the absorption of pyogenic microorganisms into the blood, usually from a wound or local inflammation. It is characterized by multiple abscesses throughout the body, and is attended with irregularly recurring chills, fever, profuse sweating, and exhaustion. -- {Py*[ae]"mic}, {Py*e"mic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • pyaemia — chiefly Brit var of PYEMIA * * * n. blood poisoning by pus forming bacteria released from an abscess. The widespread formation of abscesses may develop, with fatal results. Compare sapraemia, septicaemia, toxaemia …   Medical dictionary

  • Pyaemia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|038.42 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Pyaemia (or pyemia) is a type of septicaemia that leads to widespread abscesses of a… …   Wikipedia

  • pyaemia — Invasion of bloodstream by pyogenic organisms …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pyaemia — pyaemic, adj. /puy ee mee euh/, n. Pathol. pyemia. * * * …   Universalium

  • pyaemia — noun 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 …   Wiktionary

  • pyaemia — paɪ ɪːmɪə n. (Medicine) disease caused by pyogenic bacteria in the blood (characterized by localized abscesses, fever, and jaundice) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pyaemia — [pʌɪ i:mɪə] (US pyemia) noun blood poisoning caused by the release of pus forming bacteria from an abscess. Derivatives pyaemic adjective Origin C19: mod. L., from Gk puon pus + haima blood …   English new terms dictionary

  • pyaemia — n. (Med.) Blood poisoning …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pyaemia — n. blood poisoning by pus forming bacteria released from an abscess. The widespread formation of abscesses may develop, with fatal results. Compare: sapraemia, septicaemia, toxaemia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pyaemia — /paɪˈimiə/ (say puy eemeeuh) noun the growth, in different tissues, of multiple metastatic abscesses, developing from emboli disseminated in the bloodstream as fragments of a disintegrating thrombus. Also, pyemia. {New Latin. See pyo , aemia} …   Australian English dictionary

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