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

Usage examples (15)
  • Rheumatism may be thought of, with respect to arthritic inflammation caused thereby, as a sort of pyemia.
  • Three of the ladies made it through the first ward, with its cases of scrofula, scabies, eczema, defluxions, and stinking pyemia, before deciding that their charitable...
  • This last condition is seen in pyemia (blood poisoning).
  • He also quotes a case of pyemia in a boy of seven, whose temperature rose to 107. 6o F. for more
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