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1. empyema

noun. a collection of pus in a body cavity (especially in the lung cavity).

Synonyms

  • purulent pleurisy

Etymology

  • ἐμπύημα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word empyema


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pus collects in the pleural space, a condition known as empyema.

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