Pyoid
Pyoid Py"oid, a. [Gr. ? pus + --oid.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to pus; of the nature of, or like, pus. [1913 Webster]

{Pyoid corpuscles} (Med.), cells of a size larger than pus corpuscles, containing two or more of the latter. [1913 Webster]


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  • pyoid — [pī′oid΄] adj. [ PY + OID] of or like pus …   English World dictionary

  • pyoid — /puy oyd/, adj. Pathol. pertaining to pus; puslike. [1850 55; < Gk pyoeidés. See PY , OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • pyoid — Resembling pus. [G. pyodes, fr. pyon, pus, + eidos, resemblance] * * * py·oid (piґoid) puriform …   Medical dictionary

  • pyoid — adj. of pus; resembling pus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pyoid — py·oid …   English syllables

  • pyoid — /ˈpaɪɔɪd/ (say puyoyd) adjective relating to pus; pus like. {Greek pyoeidēs pus like} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pyoid —   a. pus like.    ♦ pyogenic, a. producing pus.    ♦ pyorrhoea, n.discharge of pus, especially in inflammation of tooth sockets.    ♦ pyosis, n. suppuration …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pyoid — ˈpīˌȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary py + oid : resembling or made up of pus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pyoid corpuscles — Pyoid Py oid, a. [Gr. ? pus + oid.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to pus; of the nature of, or like, pus. [1913 Webster] {Pyoid corpuscles} (Med.), cells of a size larger than pus corpuscles, containing two or more of the latter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puriform — Resembling pus. [L. pus (pur ), pus, + forma, form] * * * pu·ri·form (puґrĭ form) [L. pus, gen. puris pus + form] resembling pus; called also puruloid and pyoid …   Medical dictionary

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