pyaemia

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pyaemia

(paɪˈiːmɪə) or

pyemia

n
(Pathology) blood poisoning characterized by pus-forming microorganisms in the blood
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek puon pus + haima blood]
pyˈaemic, pyˈemic adj
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Noun1.pyaemia - septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess
blood poisoning, septicaemia, septicemia - invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection