Definition of Pyoid

1. a. Of or pertaining to pus; of the nature of, or like, pus.



Definition of Pyoid

1. Adjective. (medicine) Resembling or relating to pus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pyoid

1. puslike [adj] - See also: puslike

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyoid

pyn
pyne
pyned
pynes
pyning
pynoun
pynouns
pyo-
pyocyanase
pyocyanin
pyoderma
pyodermas
pyodermata
pyodermic
pyogenic
pyoid (current term)
pyometra
pyoner
pyoners
pyonings
pyopneumothorax
pyorrhea
pyorrhea alveolaris
pyorrheal
pyorrheas
pyorrheic
pyorrhoea
pyorrhoeas
pyorrhoeic
pyoses

Literary usage of Pyoid

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1. Diseases of the ovaries: Their Diagnosis and Treatment by Spencer Wells (1873)
"They appear to be identical with the pyoid bodies of Lebert, or the exudative cells (Exsudats' Zellen) ... In other respects they resemble the pyoid bodies. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1881)
"Neumann calls the green yellow transformation pyoid, and the dark-red ... In the pyoid alteration, which is the more common, the yellowish color becomes ..."

3. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint, William Henry Welch (1886)
"There is less difference in the microscopical structure than the gross appearances would suggest. In the pyoid alteration, which is the more common, ..."

4. A Treatise on the principles and practice of medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint, Frederick Porteous Henry (1894)
"In the pyoid alteration, which is the more common, the yell<>wi-h color becomes somewhat reddened by exposure to the air. The marrows of a soft, ..."

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