Pyaemia : Definition

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Definitions of Pyaemia

Pronunciation : Py*æ"mi*a
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL., fr. Gr. (Med.)
Definition : Defn: A form of blood poisoning produced by the absorption into the blood of morbid matters usually originating in a wound or local inflammation. It is characterized by the development of multiple abscesses throughout the body, and is attended with irregularly recurring chills, fever, profuse sweating, and exhaustion.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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