noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1930 a bacterial skin inflammation marked by pus-filled lesions

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  • pyoderma — [pī΄ō dʉr′mə] n. 〚 PYO + DERMA1〛 any bacterial skin infection producing pus pyodermic adj. * * * py·o·der·ma (pī ə dûrʹmə) n. A pyogenic skin disease.   py o·derʹmic adj. * * * …   Universalium

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  • pyoderma — noun An infection of the skin by pyogenic bacteria …   Wiktionary

  • pyoderma — Any pyogenic infection of the skin; may be primary, as impetigo, or secondary to a previously existing condition. [pyo + G. derma, skin] p. gangrenosum a chronic, noninfective eruption of spreading, undermined ulcers showing central healing, with …   Medical dictionary

  • pyoderma — n. any skin disease characterized by the presence of pus (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pyoderma — [ˌpʌɪə(ʊ) də:mə] noun Medicine a skin infection with formation of pus. Origin 1930s: from Gk puo (from puon pus ) + derma skin …   English new terms dictionary

  • pyoderma — pyo·der·ma …   English syllables

  • pyoderma —   n. any skin disease resulting in pustules and/or pus …   Dictionary of difficult words

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