Pyæmia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pyæmia (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.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. pus + blood