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

Usage examples (19)
  • In pyaemia the animal may live from a few days to several months.
  • The animal finally died, three weeks after the operation, of pyaemia.
  • Such terrible scourges as pyaemia and hospital gangrene were rife in all of them.
  • -- The term commonly used in speaking of simple septicaemia and pyaemia is blood poisoning. for more
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