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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 py·ae·mia /paɪˈɪmɪə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Py·æ·mi·a, Py·e·mi·a  n.  Med. A form of blood poisoning produced by the absorption of pyogenic microorganisms into the blood, usually from a wound or local inflammation. It is characterized by multiple abscesses throughout the body, and is attended with irregularly recurring chills, fever, profuse sweating, and exhaustion. -- Py*æ*mic, Py*e*mic a.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria released from an
          abscess [syn: pyemia]