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(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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|Noun||1.||pyaemia - septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess|
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