Definition of Pyaemia

1. Noun. Septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess.

Exact synonyms: Pyemia
Generic synonyms: Blood Poisoning, Septicaemia, Septicemia
Derivative terms: Pyaemic, Pyemic



Definition of Pyaemia

1. Noun. (pathology) A type of septicemia caused usually by the presence of Staphylococcus bacteria in the bloodstream; characterised by metastatic abscesses and other symptoms associated with septicemia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pyaemia

1. pyemia [n -S] : PYAEMIC [adj] - See also: pyemia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyaemia

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Literary usage of Pyaemia

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1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"The entrance of pus organisms in small numbers into the blood does not necessarily produce pyaemia. Commonly the transmission to various parts from the ..."

2. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1867)
"[Mr. Savory considers the word pyaemia an unfortunate one. ... Now that the pathology of pyaemia has been farther investigated, there appears to be no good ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1874)
"A clear, logical, and scientific definition of the disease known as pyaemia i?, we fear, a desideratum not easily attainable ; yet, К we employ the term at ..."

4. A Handbook of Pathological Anatomy and Histology: With an Introductory by Francis Delafield, Theophil Mitchell Prudden (1896)
"To designate tbe condition of these patients the terms pyaemia, ... The term pyaemia then indicates a clinical and anatomical phase of ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1859)
"That in pathological amputations, and in amputations of expediency, pyaemia, as a rule, proves fatal within fourteen days ; but, after traumatic amputations ..."

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